Monthly Archives: August 2011

Another Bennetch in the media

Miss Emmalee is a cover girl on a local paper this week. So far I’ve gotten compliments both on the cute kid and on the tasty-looking carrot. (note: both of which I grew!)

What he said:

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. Jack Layton, July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011   Sad today, because Canada lost one of its best politicans — and someone who I […]

grrrl meets UK Christian radio program programme

The interview is online now at the Unbelievable? website.  Here’s the program’s description: This week on Unbelievable : “Losing my religion – dialogue with an ex-Christian” Rebekah Bennetch lives in Saskatoon, Canada. She grew up in a Christian family. Her dad is a pastor, and other family members are involved in Christian ministries. She professed […]

Hi there.

If you’re visiting here after listening to this week’s Unbelievable? broadcast, welcome across the pond! This weekend I’m off camping with a bunch of families with the Saskatoon Secular Family Network, so I won’t be around until late Sunday night.  Feel free to check out the entries I’ve had about my interview experience, and leave […]

What he said:

Penn Jillette on Piers Morgan’s show (watch the first 10 minutes): Wow, go Penn! I love this example of atheist/Christian dialogue.  I thought Penn hit the perfect tone — approachable and friendly, yet still able to openly disagree with Morgan.  It’s funny to see how flustered and angry Morgan gets as he tries to bait […]

On atheist “evangelism”

[more on my Unbelieveable? experience] Sheridan Voysey, the Aussie Christian broadcaster I spoke with last week, has posted the first of a couple posts on his podcast experience.  This first post is one worth checking out, as he gives 5 specific tips on how to talk to an atheist (or a Christian).  It’s good advice […]

good without god.

[more on my recent podcast interview] Part of our discussion on Wednesday touched upon morality.  At one point, I ended up talking about where I find a basis for morality, since I no longer believe in a divine moral lawgiver.  I’ll readily admit that I’m not a philosopher, so talking about objective vs. subjective morality […]