Hemant Mehta is the founder and editor of FriendlyAtheist.com, a YouTube creator, and podcast co-host. He is a former National Board Certified math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He has appeared on CNN and FOX News and served on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief and the Secular Student Alliance. He has written multiple books, including I Sold My Soul on eBay and The Young Atheist's Survival Guide. He also edited the book Queer Disbelief.
If this actually happened, you would think it’d get more headlines than just this one in Charisma, a Christian magazine. As it stands, I can’t find any other information about it. They had only prepared food for 70 people. But once the service in the prison in Pochutla had started, more and more men joined in… … As soon as the service finished, it was time to pass out the food. “We prayed for God to multiply the food,” says… Read more
I saw this headline the other day: My first reaction was: “Well, this is silly. Of all the ways to *not* get a job, ‘getting your resume prayed for’ has to be at the top of the list.” My second reaction was: “Wait, don’t people put their contact information on their resumes? IT’S A TRAP! This church just wants to pad its mailing list… ” But now, I think the unemployed should take Father Bill Quinlivan up on his offer…. Read more
I know we shouldn’t stoop to their level, but when Mike Lee decides to give two Christian street preachers a taste of their own medicine by loudly reading from The God Delusion right in front of them, it’s pretty entertaining… The good stuff starts around the 0:40 mark: Can you believe it? The preachers didn’t like getting preached at. Shocking. My favorite lines: Mike: Do you want me to preach to you? Preacher: Well, I don’t want you to right… Read more
Our Youtube friend Edward Tarte recently underwent surgery to remove cancer and I’m happy to report that it went successfully! It looks like the cancer is gone from his body. (In case there’s any confusion, the date he mentions in the video isn’t accurate): Feel free to leave some positive thoughts on his YouTube channel or video. Get well soon, Edward! You’re in our thoughts (but not our prayers). Read more