The Universal Life Church Blog

The Universal Life Church Monastery is the only interfaith ministry worldwide that opens its doors to all who seek to become an ordained minister or wedding officiant. We enable all faiths; Christian, Jew, Mormon, Pagan, Wiccan, Baptists, and Atheists to join our Church. We are a non-denominational congregation of children from the same universe.

A decal with the message "in God we trust" on a Florida police cruiser.
November 8th, 2019

A Florida Sheriff’s Department is facing backlash after proudly announcing it will be stamping the words “In God We Trust” on the back of all its police cars. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey says the move is part of an effort to make his police cruisers more patriotic, but atheist groups aren’t buying it. Continue reading

Pastor Paula White with President Trump
November 8th, 2019

President Trump has long leaned on prosperity-preaching televangelist Paula White for faith guidance. As one of his most vocal public supporters, she’s made controversial statements suggesting God would vote for Trump in 2020. Now she’s an employee at the White House and not everyone is pleased. Continue reading

Jack O' Lantern in the forest
October 18th, 2019

It’s October, which means that almost anywhere you go, you’ll see signs of Halloween. From spooky decorations around the neighborhood, to carved pumpkins adorning front porches, to giant bags of candy piled high in supermarket aisles, it’s impossible to miss the festivities which culminate on October 31st. But why do we celebrate this holiday in the first place? Continue reading

A Halloween store selling decorations and costumes
October 17th, 2019

A Texas pastor found himself in hot water after publicly urging his followers to ensure Halloween gets a surprising Christian twist this year. Pastor David Grisham Jr. used his Facebook page to spread the word about a fantastic plan he’d crafted to help convert nonbelievers and “lukewarm Christians” who participate in “pagan celebrations like Halloween.” Continue reading