An armed guard protects a church
June 4th, 2019

After a flurry of violent attacks, churches are increasing security measures. But not all agree that armed guards and metal detectors are congruent with Christ. Continue reading

Peter Zhu in his official cadet photo
May 29th, 2019

A West Point cadet’s parents successfully petitioned a New York court to harvest his sperm after his accidental death. Now some are worried about a ruling that puts a man’s reproductive decision into the hands of his parents. Continue reading

Women protest the treatment of Uighur Muslims
May 24th, 2019

Millions of Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region are being forced into detention camps, simply because of their religion and ethnicity. Continue reading

Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez discussing the Green New Deal
May 16th, 2019

A prominent religious group is demanding action on climate change and is throwing its support behind the Green New Deal. But others in the religious community are wondering if that’s what God really wants. Continue reading

Little girl receiving a vaccine
March 4th, 2019

Health officials are worried the religious exemption for vaccination is causing outbreaks of deadly diseases nationwide. Now lawmakers are fighting to remove that exemption before more people get sick. Continue reading

The execution of Muslim inmate Domineque Ray
February 15th, 2019

The execution of a Muslim inmate on Death Row has revived a debate about religious freedom protections – including how far and to whom they should extend. Continue reading

Legend of Stingy Jack
October 25th, 2018

Pumpkins have been carved and illuminated for centuries, yet few people know the origins behind the practice. How did we decide to start carving pumpkins, and how did Jack O’ Lanterns become a universally-recognized symbol of Halloween? Continue reading

Stephen Hawking in classroom
October 23rd, 2018

One of the most celebrated, brilliant and iconic physicists of our time has left behind one last metaphysical hot take. “There is no God. No one directs the universe,” writes Stephen Hawking in his final book. Continue reading

Cold-case killer William Leverette
October 1st, 2018

What do you do if you’ve just heard the murder confession of a tormented cold-blooded killer who has managed to evade local and federal authorities for years? That was the situation faced by one Connecticut pastor recently. Continue reading

Men carrying a funeral casket
August 10th, 2018

A Virginia mother is speaking out after her son’s funeral was interrupted by police, who raided the church and arrested her son’s best friend before he could give a eulogy. Should the cops have been more respectful to the deceased? Continue reading