A woman holding a pregnancy test
May 25th, 2017

18-year-old Maddi Runkles is a student at Heritage Academy, a small Christian high school in Maryland. Up until this past January, she was living the normal life of an American teenager. Like many other high school seniors, Maddi was looking … Continue reading

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor
May 10th, 2017

A Texas mayor caused quite a stir when she made comments implying that Godlessness caused poverty. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor was fielding questions at a public forum prior to the city’s recent mayoral election when she was asked: “What … Continue reading

A store offering payday loans
May 9th, 2017

Many people know someone who’s been caught in the payday loans trap. Perhaps some of us have even been there ourselves. It’s an issue that has plagued communities in America for decades – damning cycles of borrowing and debt that … Continue reading

Brazilian porn star Kamilla Werneck
May 8th, 2017

A popular Brazilian porn star has the country’s religious community in an outrage. Kamilla Werneck, one of Brazil’s hottest adult movie stars, went on live TV to declare that she is an Evangelical Christian and assert that God approves of … Continue reading

Girl Scouts holding cookies
May 5th, 2017

The Archdiocese of Kansas City has announced it is cutting ties with Girl Scouts because of its stance on abortion and connection to Planned Parenthood. Citing the group’s promotion of materials that are “reflective of many of the troubling trends … Continue reading

President Trump signing an executive order on religious freedom
May 4th, 2017

President Trump marked the National Day of Prayer by signing an executive order making it easier for churches to take an active role in politics. The order gives churches much wider leeway to engage in political speech and endorse specific candidates. Continue reading

Felix Ngole was expelled for his anti-gay views
April 27th, 2017

Sheffield University has been recognized as one of top 100 colleges in the world, but now the college is making headlines for the wrong reasons. Controversy erupted last year after university officials expelled a Christian student for his views on … Continue reading

Coptic Christians beheaded by ISIS in Libya
April 26th, 2017

A group of Christian scholars decided to study how Christian communities around the world react to religious oppression, and their findings may surprise you. Continue reading

A church is seeking to create its own police force.
April 14th, 2017

In an unprecedented move, the Alabama state Senate has approved a bill that would allow a Birmingham megachurch to create its own police force. These “church cops” would have the same authority and power as regular police officers, and would be permitted to carry guns. Continue reading

A lesbian couple chosen to be co-pastors at Calvary Baptist Church in Washington D.C.
April 13th, 2017

A historic Washington D.C. church has taken a gigantic step by appointing its first lesbian couple to partner-lead the congregation. Although many denominations are trending toward more tolerant beliefs, there has been no shortage of criticism for the decision to put a same-sex couple on the pulpit. Continue reading