Brigham Young University sign on campus
April 19th, 2019

As higher education institutions face a reckoning over sexual violence on campus, some Brigham Young University students say they are actually being punished by the school for reporting their own sexual assaults. Continue reading

A Bible wrapped in the American flag
April 17th, 2019

A new study shows that church leaders feel conflicted about discussing political issues from the pulpit. When it comes to exploring controversial topics, should they pipe down or speak up? Continue reading

Jesus washing expensive Nike shoes
April 15th, 2019

A new Instagram account has caught on like wildfire in recent weeks, gaining over 125,000 followers (Christians and non-believers alike) by calling out high-profile pastors for their taste in expensive shoes and swag. Continue reading

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg
April 12th, 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said that coming out as gay and getting married to his husband brought him “closer to God” – comments that sparked a public spat with Vice President Mike Pence. Continue reading

Gay couple adopting a child
April 8th, 2019

Adoption agencies in Tennessee may soon be allowed to prevent same-sex couples from adopting a child from their system if it conflicts with the organization’s religious beliefs. Continue reading

Woman wearing a black hijab
April 5th, 2019

When non-Muslim women travel to majority-Islamic countries, it’s fairly common for them to don a hijab, in line with local customs (and in some cases, laws). But is that the right approach? Some feminists say absolutely not. Continue reading

Chick-fil-A restaurant exterior
April 1st, 2019

San Antonio has decided to ban controversial fast-food giant Chick-fil-A from opening a new location at the city’s airport. After plans for the new restaurant were made public, community groups expressed concern over the company’s record on LGBTQ rights. Should our ethics help direct how we spend our money? Continue reading

Letter received from Nashville church
March 28th, 2019

A Nashville-based church passed out cards with the names and addresses of local residents and instructed congregants to pray for, and then write a letter to, the individuals on the card. Not everyone appreciated the gesture. Continue reading

Person getting a vaccine
March 28th, 2019

In the wake of a severe chickenpox outbreak in Kentucky, a Catholic high school student was barred from playing on the school basketball team when officials discovered he was not vaccinated against the disease. Now he’s suing. Continue reading

Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell swearing in ceremony
March 27th, 2019

The swearing-in ceremony for Pennsylvania’s first Muslim state legislator was marred by an opening address asking Jesus for forgiveness and claiming that America has “lost sight of God.” Continue reading