Practical Atheist

All Hat & No Cattle

I grew up in Texas, and there’s a phrase that’s used when someone’s full of talk and no action. We say they’re “all hat and no cattle”—as in, “That guy’s all hat and no cattle. Don’t pay any attention to him.” Country singer Trace Adkins actually has a song called “All...

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Doer or Poser?

"But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves." ~ James 1:22 Being merely a hearer and not a doer of the word is like ordering the P90X Ultimate Workout Kit. You get the 12 workout DVDs, the chin-up bar, the resistance bands, and you even whip...

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New Series: Practical Atheist

Why do we say we’re Christians and so often shelve God and our faith? Why do we live like God isn’t in the room or assume that He’s not paying attention? Why are our beliefs & actions often so disconnected? There is often this noticeable gap between what we “believe”...

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