In God We Trust

By Rev. Chris Andersen

Throughout the course of my wanderings, the subject of religion and government has occasionally reared its head in discussions with friends, family, classmates, etc. While talking about the merits and negatives of including “In God We Trust” on our currency, I noticed a common statement: “It’s just four words. What does it matter?” The same is said concerning the phrase “One Nation Under God” in…

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Contest Winners!

I would like to thank everyone for their contributions, it was really difficult to decide the winners. In the end, we decided to pick our favorite atheist article, our favorite agnostic article, and a seasonal humor article. The winners are Rev. Chris Andersen, Faith Hamby, and Rev. David McMahan. Winners should contact submit@firstchurchofatheism.com with their mailing address in order to receive their prize. I will be posting a winning…

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Atheist Research Center

I found an interesting site: http://www.atheistresearch.org/

They’re idea is:

Atheists and other secularists who have a naturalistic worldview (a philosophy of life that does not involve a belief in God, higher powers, or anything supernatural) have been understudied by the social sciences.

The Center for Atheist Research was founded to address this omission, and seeks to give individuals across the religious/spiritual/secular spectrum the chance to contribute their perspective on topics…

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Contest Time!

Author and Reverend CJ Werleman, an ordained minister here at our church, has written a book: God Hates You, Hate Him Back. It will be released on November 23rd. He has generously donated 3 copies of his book for us to give away, so we’re having a contest! Simply write and submit an article for our blog, and the best 3 entries will be awarded a…

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Happy Anniversary, FCA

Today is the 2 year anniversary of the First Church of Atheism. In 2 years we have ordained over 1600 people! Congratulations everyone, maybe we can hit 3,000 by our third anniversary!

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Chat time is moving

We will now be holding our weekly chat Wednesdays at 9pm EST/NY time. The midday chat on the weekends is tough for people to attend, even us. So we hope to see you this week, Wednesday August 19th at 9pm!

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