Creepy Haunted House
October 17th, 2019

Every October, churches across the country host their own biblical twist on the haunted house. ‘Hell Houses’ are designed to scare teens into following Jesus by showing graphic depictions of sins like racism, gun violence, and sexual abuse. Now the world’s most controversial hell house is opening its doors for yet another Halloween season, and some are wondering if fear really is the best motivator for belief in Jesus. Continue reading

God looking down at Trump
October 11th, 2019

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ve probably heard about the campaign to impeach President Trump. Politicians have retreated to their respective sides of the aisle and are now bracing for a fight. But how does God feel about all of this? Continue reading

Jesus Shoes
October 11th, 2019

Want to walk on water? Now’s your chance. Pairs of ‘Jesus Shoes’, filled with blessed water from the river Jordan are selling online for thousands of dollars. As style-conscious Christians purchase the fashionable shoes, they’ve got people asking: Would a man who wore sandals really approve of $3,000 shoes? Continue reading

Kanye West at Coachella
October 3rd, 2019

Rapper Kanye West, no stranger to controversy, claims he’s been born-again. Now he’s hosting ‘Sunday Service’, weekly gospel concerts attended by the rich and famous. Some Christians are doubting West’s religious sincerity, given that the performances have a host of associated high-priced merchandise, including $50 t-shirts and $225 sweat shirts. Continue reading

A man praying over the Bible
September 19th, 2019

Economists can apparently put a price tag on anything. A recent study found that Christians will pay just over $7 to receive a prayer from a priest. However, atheists will actually pay money to avoid being prayer for. The survey epitomizes the debate that pops up every time disaster strikes: Are thoughts and prayers actually helpful, or just an empty gesture? Continue reading

A Virgin Mary icon weeping
September 13th, 2019

One of the stranger clarifications we’ve ever had to publish: no, we did NOT spend $2.5 million on a Virgin Mary art installation. Continue reading

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson
September 6th, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson sparked a fierce online debate earlier this week when she posted on Twitter urging her fellow Americans to pray and visualize Hurricane Dorian changing direction. “Millions of us seeing Dorian turn away from land is not a wacky idea; it is a creative use of the power of the mind,” she wrote. Continue reading

Mayor Pete Buttigieg making a speech
August 2nd, 2019

Democratic candidate for president Pete Buttigieg recently said Republicans who oppose raising the minimum wage are ‘so-called Christians’. Conservatives quickly shot back, attacking the South Bend mayor for his sexuality and stance on abortion. Continue reading

An old bible open on a desk
June 7th, 2019

Nearly everyone has heard of the seven deadly sins. But many might be surprised at their origin. Continue reading

Jesus nailed to the cross
May 9th, 2019

Today, most churches condemn rituals such as self-flagellation, but that hasn’t stopped devotees and devout believers from partaking in the practice. Why does it remain so popular? Continue reading