The border wall between the U.S. and Mexico
June 19th, 2017

Immigration issues and border policies have long been contentious issues in politics, but they are also creating a significant divide in the Christian community. Many Christian houses of worship have embraced a “love thy neighbor” stance, arguing for benevolent treatment … Continue reading

gay adoption
May 15th, 2017

Alabama has recently passed legislation that would allow for private adoption agencies to refuse to house orphaned children in the homes of gay couples. Continue reading

A Muslim baby in China
May 1st, 2017

As part of a crackdown on religious extremism, the Chinese government has declared that parents will no longer be allowed to give their children Muslim names. Names such as Mohammed, Jihad, Mecca, and Saddam are now prohibited. But is this only the beginning? 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

April 24th, 2017

It’s a bad time to be a Jehovah’s Witness in Russia. The Russian Supreme Court has just upheld a law that effectively bans the faith nationwide. The ruling classifies Jehovah’s Witnesses as an “extremist group” that is a “threat to … 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

A man being detained by an ICE agent
April 10th, 2017

Few things spark more heated debate these days than the topic of immigration. On both sides of the matter, emotions run high and beliefs are deeply ingrained. But there is another aspect to this argument, one that is often glossed … Continue reading

LGBT teens are at a much higher risk of suicide.
February 23rd, 2017

An astonishing 29% of LGBT teens attempted suicide in the past year, compared to just 6% of heterosexual teens. However, a new study links the legalization of gay marriage to a marked decrease in suicide attempts among this vulnerable group. Continue reading

A sign that says no Muslim parking
January 13th, 2017

January 16th is Religious Freedom Day, the birthday of religious freedom in the United States. We’ve come a long way since Thomas Jefferson penned his famous statute, but by some indications we have a long ways to go. Continue reading