Links

ExChristian

This is the premier site for de-conversion stories and articles for ex-Christian, former Christian, and de-converting Christian readers, including live forums.

Life After God

Site with personal and group coaching, podcasts and videos, retreats, and online resources.  “Life After God exists to empower people and communities to live deeply into the space after God. This in-between world is lonely and uncharted. Our mission is to create safe, hospitable space for people to explore their doubts, recalibrate their ‘moral compass,’ and create new friendships.”

Recovering from Religion

Recovering from Religion is devoted to helping people recover. The Hotline Project offers compassionate agents via phone and chat who will listen and offer their support.  The Secular Therapy Project connects people with therapists who will offer only evidence-based and non-religious treatment.  Local support groups give the opportunity for face to face peer support in local areas to explore the impact of religion, without judgment, with other people going through, or having gone through, the same experience.

Footsteps

Footsteps is the only organization in North America that assists people who wish to leave the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Based in New York, Footsteps provides a range of services, including social and emotional support, educational and career guidance, workshops and social activities, and access to resources.

Valerie Tarico & Awaypoint

Valerie Tarico, Ph.D. is a psychologist and author of Trusting Doubt (former title, The Dark Side), a book about her encounter with religious fundamentalism and her spiritual journey in search of love and truth. Awaypoint is her blog, with many thought-provoking articles.

Steven Hassan & Freedom of Mind

Seven Hassan and his associates help victims of mind control and cults by providing exit strategies, therapy, links to cult awareness groups, and other services.

John Loftus – Debunking Christianity

Debunking Christianity is the personal blog of John Loftus, a former Christian scholar who advocates for atheism. The site also hosts many prominent guest contributors.

Secular Activism, John Shook – Online Courses

As a non-profit, this site offers affordable online courses and an online Master’s program centered on secular humanism. Founder John Shook is a scholar in philosophy and a prominent author and instructor in science, pragmatism, naturalism, ethics, politics, and religion.

The Center for Inquiry

The center for Inquiry provides online educational courses, resources, and research related to humanism and secularism.

Exmormon.org

Also known as RFM or Recovery from Mormonism, this site is for those who are questioning their faith in the Mormon Church and for those who need support as they transition. It provides the highest-traffic forum on the Web related to recovery from Mormonism, as well as a large library of “Why I Left” stories: “A site for those who are questioning their faith in the Mormon Church. And for those who need support as they transition their lives to a normal life. We are not affiliated with any religion and we do not advocate any religion.”

MormonStories.org Forum

The View From the Foyer: This forum is for those who are at various stages in the process of exploring beyond the official dogma of Mormonism. Many here still attend church, but don’t really believe.

Jehovah’s Witness Recovery

Forum for former or questioning Jehovah’s Witnesses. JWR is an informal gathering place for peers to listen, support and comfort one other.

Unpious:  Voices on the Hasidic Fringe Unpious provides a thoughtful, provocative and entertaining platform for voices and views generally suppressed within mainstream Hasidic and ultra-Orthodox publications. We feature personal stories, fiction, and opinion essays that that strive to be honest, irreverent, and and thought-provoking.

Reddit

Search Reddit to subscribe to live forums with articles for people who have left or are questioning any kind of religion or sect of religion, including but not limited to: Islam, Christianity, Mormonism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Scientology, Fundamentalism, Pentecostalism, and many more.

Secular Student Alliance

This is a national network of secular college and university student-led groups.  It includes information on events, speakers, faculty, and general resources.