News and Events from Ozarks Area

The Endless Ignorance of the Anti-Atheists, or, Why You Should Do Your Background Reading


 Once again, an opponent of atheism has only really made the rest of our lives easier by exposing his petulant philosophical ignorance. In an op-ed of fairly mind boggling silliness, Rev. Kenneth L. Chumbley calls on believers to pray for a

Atheist Billboards Get People Talking

Springfield may be looked at as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt", but two billboards that popped up recently want to challenge that. The billboards read "Don't Believe In God? You Are Not Alone", one off I-44 and one along highway 13. T

Skepticon IV Approaches and a Billboard Goes Up

In anticipation of this weekend’s Skepticon IV in Springfield, Missouri, the Ozarks Area Coalition of Reason have put up a billboard for the closeted atheists out there — thanks to $5,000 in funding from the United Coalition of Reaso

Chumbley: Pray For Atheists, Selfish Politicians

 Believers in God, please pray for atheists when you pass their billboards on I-44 and when you read about their latest machinations in Washington, D.C., and Jefferson City. Atheism is on the rise. I know a little about the subject. I flirted with a

Atheists Meet For Region’s Largest Conference

 Springfield may sometimes be called the buckle of the Bible Belt, but hundreds of atheists are making themselves right at home here this weekend. They're gathering downtown at the Gillioz Theatre for what's billed as Skepticon IV, the largest skept

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