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John S. On The Sober Speak Podcast: AA Beyond Belief Atheism in Alcoholics Anonymous

John S. On The Sober Speak Podcast: AA Beyond Belief Atheism in Alcoholics Anonymous

It was a privilege and honor to appear on John M.’s wonderful podcast, Sober Speak. John is from the Dallas, Texas area and started his podcast out of a love for the stories he hears in AA. The format of his episodes are similar to what we do at…

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…

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…

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…

Voices in Recovery

Voices in Recovery

Today, I’m announcing Voices in Recovery, a website that provides a place for people in recovery whose voices are not always heard to share their experience, strength, and hope. This project came about when I started looking for stories from agnostics, atheists, and other minorities and not being able…

The 2018 International Conference of Secular AA

The 2018 International Conference of Secular AA

I am a relative newcomer to Secular AA (just over one year) and on attending the International Conference of Secular AA in downtown Toronto at the Marriott Hotel this past weekend I experienced the same feelings of joy, relief and of having finally found my people that I experienced in…

AA Beyond Belief at ICSAA

AA Beyond Belief at ICSAA

In a few days, our Chief Editor Doris A. and I will be in Toronto representing AA Beyond Belief at the International Conference of Secular AA. We will have a table at the conference and we’re both looking forward to meeting and talking with those of you who are…

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…

International Conference of Secular AA | Updated Information

International Conference of Secular AA | Updated Information

The third biennial conference of Secular AA (ICSAA 2018), with a theme of Inclusion and Diversity, will take place in Toronto, ON from August 24th thru August 26th later this summer. The Conference will take place at the Marriott Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel at Bay and Dundas Street. During…

International Conference of Secular AA: An Update from Carol M.

International Conference of Secular AA: An Update from Carol M.

In today’s episode, I’ll be speaking with Carol M., the Host City Chair for the International Conference of Secular AA. Carol will update us about the conference to take place in Toronto, Ontario from August 24th through August 26th at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel…