Kentucky to allow Bible study in schools
April 25th, 2017

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has signed a bill that will allow public schools in the state to teach Bible study classes. While these classes would not be mandatory, they are nonetheless proving controversial. Supporters of the measure say that the … 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

International Church of Cannabis sign
April 20th, 2017

The International Church of Cannabis preaches the benefits of cannabis use, but some critics aren’t buying it. They refuse to recognize cannabis worship as a real religion, and insist the church is no more than a scheme to justify getting high all the time. What do you think? 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

Religious influences are strong in some hospitals
April 12th, 2017

The recent firing of a Christian nurse in England has made headlines and ignited debate surrounding the role of faith in healthcare. After 15 years on the job, Sarah Kuteh was dismissed from her position for aggressively pushing her Christian faith on patients while prepping them for surgery. Continue reading

Flight attendants wearing bikinis
April 11th, 2017

A budget airline in Vietnam is exploiting an age-old truism: sex sells. Commonly known as the “bikini airline”, VietJet has soared to popularity in recent years. The company used an unconventional strategy on its way to capturing 30% of the total airline market in Vietnam: bikini-clad stewardesses. What does this say about the power of lust? 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

Filipino Catholics during the an annual religious procession
March 27th, 2017

Atheist groups in the Philippines are stealing tactics used by Christian missionaries in the hopes of boosting an atheist movement that has struggled to gain a foothold in the majority-Catholic country. Will it work to fight fire with fire? Continue reading

Protest against Christian genocide in Egypt
March 22nd, 2017

A disturbing trend of violence against Christians in Egypt has some people worried about a revival of widespread hostility along religious lines. Why are Christians being targeted? Continue reading