About Bart

Bart Campolo is a secular minister, speaker, and writer who is the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Cincinnati.

304: Ryan Bell – The New Humanist Chaplain at USC

Ryan Bell is a former pastor who became an atheist after spending a year without God as an experiment. He started and hosts the popular blog and podcast Life After God and is now both the National Organizing Manager for the Secular Student Alliance, as well as the new Humanist Chaplain at the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T04:17:20+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Podcast|

303: The Art Of An Apology

What does a real apology look like? What is the difference between remorse and regret? Between saying sorry and asking for forgiveness? In this episode, Bart talks about how to make an authentic apology and shares some stories from his own life that have shaped his own apologies. You can support Bart, his [...]

By | 2018-01-29T05:04:50+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Podcast|

302: What Happens When An Evangelical Megachurch Becomes LGBTQ+ Inclusive with Ryan Meeks

Ryan Meeks is the founding pastor of EastLake Community Church outside of Seattle, Washington. A couple of years ago, EastLake became one of the first evangelical megachurches in America to support full inclusion and affirmation of LGBTQ+ people. In the process, Ryan also transitioned out of evangelicalism.  The fallout was huge but still [...]

By | 2018-01-16T04:56:35+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Podcast|

A Humanist Dinner Prayer

 When I was at USC, the students and I developed the pre-meal ritual of stopping for a few moments to silently look around the group, making slightly prolonged eye contact and smiling with three or four people in turn, as a way of communicating to each one, “I’m glad you’re here, and that we have food to [...]

By | 2018-01-16T03:10:14+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Blog|