A depiction of the Mark of the Beast in the form of a microchip
September 7th, 2017

Microchips are roughly the size of a grain of rice, and can do everything from opening doors to buying your lunch. But some are worried about a connection between microchips and the Mark of the Beast. Could there be a link? Continue reading

Poverty in America
August 9th, 2017

A recent study found that religion is a significant factor in how Americans perceive poverty. The results showed that Christians (and white evangelical Christians especially), were far more likely than non-Christians to blame poverty on the failings of the individual, and not their circumstances. Continue reading

The Church of England is changing its stance on transgender people
July 14th, 2017

The Church of England has voted to welcome transgender individuals into the church with open arms. By an overwhelming margin, the church’s governing body (known as the General Synod) chose to support transgender inclusion. It was a historic decision for … Continue reading

Congressman Clay Higgins addresses a crowd while holding a Bible
June 9th, 2017

In an impassioned Facebook post following the latest terror attack in London, a Louisiana congressman called for a Christian holy war against “Islamic horror.” Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA.) sees violence as the only viable solution for combating terrorism. Regarding how … Continue reading

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

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

A Bible with a stethoscope
April 7th, 2017

Healthcare is a deeply political issue which forces splits along ideological lines. What is often drowned out beneath all the noise and finger pointing, however, are the basic moral and philosophical questions that guide our thinking. The gospel says “love thy neighbor”, but how far should that generosity extend? Continue reading

Churchgoers exchanging gossip.
December 2nd, 2016

Gossip is a terrible sin, and it’s all around us. If you disagree, here’s a challenge: walk into any house of God on a Sunday morning. See how long you can go without overhearing some form of gossip. I bet you’ll last about 20 minutes, maximum.
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Playing the blame game can lead to shame.
November 16th, 2016

If you’ve ever had kids, you know the oldest argument in the book. “He started it.” “No, she started it.” Or maybe you left the stove on and burned dinner. You might try to find someone else to blame it … Continue reading

Westboro picketing Kim Davis.
October 27th, 2016

Westboro Baptist Church is picketing the workplace of Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis. The virtually universally loathed group, known for protesting anything from the funerals of American soldiers to the San Diego Comic-Con, leveled a new accusation that Davis was … Continue reading