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About Those Steps

About Those Steps

Today’s article is taken from a discussion in the AA Beyond Belief Facebook page. We are using first name and last initial to protect anonymity, and we edited the comments for the purpose of making them easier to read. The original intent of the comment and the style of the commentator was left in tact…

Secular AA Newsletter February 2019

Secular AA Newsletter February 2019

Read the February 2019 Newsletter from Secular AA/ICSAA…

Methodes et Traditions

Methodes et Traditions

Presented here in the original French with an English translation is a secular version of “How It Works”, the Twelve Steps, and the Twelve Traditions as interpreted by the Esprit Ouvert group in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. The English Translation was provided by Roger C. who attends meetings at We Agnostics-Hamilton…

New Podcast: KC Secular AA Speaker Meeting

New Podcast: KC Secular AA Speaker Meeting

A new secular AA group recently started up in Kansas City, Missouri, and all of the meetings will be recorded and posted as a podcast. The meeting is located at HJ’s Youth and Community Center at 6425, Wornall Road, Kansas City, Missouri, and meets every Saturday night at 7:00 pm…

New Secular AA Forum

New Secular AA Forum

Open AA Minds, a new website featuring a secular AA forum, news, announcements and articles was launched at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  The site was created by Bill K. from the Beyond Belief Mississauga group. Bill hopes that AA members who wish to see AA secularized rather than having a separate Secular AA will join to…

Joe C. on the Humanize Me Podcast

Joe C. on the Humanize Me Podcast

Last month, Joe C. appeared on the Humanize Me podcast with Bart Campolo. Bart is a secular community builder, counselor, and writer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain for the University of Cincinnati. He was wanting to have a conversation with a secular person deep in the AA world, and Joe met that description. You are sure to enjoy…

We Are A Special Interest Group Within AA

We Are A Special Interest Group Within AA

Deirdre S. who for many years maintained the first international meeting list for agnostic AA groups, spoke at the We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers International AA Convention held in Austin, Texas in November 2016. Her talk about the history of special purpose groups in AA is extraordinary…

AA Grapevine Poll: What is Your Favorite Type of AA Meeting?

AA Grapevine Poll: What is Your Favorite Type of AA Meeting?

The AA Grapevine is polling the question “What is your favorite type of meeting?” Among the options included are atheist/agnostic meetings…

Pat N. at the 2016 International Secular AA Convention

Pat N. at the 2016 International Secular AA Convention

Pat N. was a keynote speaker at the We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers International AA Convention that was held in Austin, Texas from November 11th through the 13th of 2016. This is the audio recording and written transcript of his talk…

Life-j “And For That, I am Responsible”

Life-j “And For That, I am Responsible”

This is an audio recording and transcript of a talk that life-j gave at his home group on April 17, 2018. In this talk, life-j does a great job laying out succinctly and clearly a case for change within the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous…