Becky Garrison




Stories by Becky Garrison
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‘Atheism is boring’

The Founders of Sunday Assembly craft services designed to attract anyone looking to explore how they can live a life of meaning regardless of that person’s particular religious beliefs.

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Coming out as transgender and Christian

Dr. Heath Adam Ackley, a 15-year teaching veteran at Azusa Pacific University (APU), may lose his position. Last week he … Continued

Transgender in California: All are welcome in pluralistic America

March 26, 2013: A gay rights supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty … Continued

Leaving religion but finding community

Mark Poprocki / iStock In my nearly twenty years reporting on Americana Christianity, I’ve observed a growing number of Christians … Continued

Arguing about God is an age-old American tradition

(Kevork Djansezian/GETTY) In the first half of philosopher A.C. Grayling’s latest book “The God Argument,” he debunks the teleological, ontological … Continued

Rhode Island makes room for LGBT rights. Will Christianity?

(Photo/Charles Krupa) (Associated Press) Two men embrace after a gay marriage bill was signed into law outside the State House … Continued

A virtual vigil for Boston

Once news of the bombing at the Boston Marathon hit the Internet, social media sites became flooded with prayers under … Continued

Christianity after Louie Giglio

Jason Merritt GETTY IMAGES Louie Giglio arrives at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, … Continued

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

AFP/GETTY IMAGES In May, President Obama became the first U.S. president to say publicly he was in favor of same-sex … Continued

In search of Jordanian hospitality

While the 2012 election produced ample opportunities to expose the underbelly of American exceptionalism, I observed one especially cringe-worthy moment … Continued