Immigrants coming to the U.S.
November 2nd, 2018

The Public Religion Research Institute’s ninth annual American Values Survey reveals that white evangelicals are the demographic most likely to view immigration and racial diversity as “threats” to American values. Why is that? Continue reading

Evangelical leader Tony Perkins
October 22nd, 2018

Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council, was put on the defensive by a passionate caller on the C-SPAN channel who expressed frustration over Christian hypocrisy. Continue reading

Muslim Ban Thumbnail
June 28th, 2018

Although some faith groups oppose President Trump’s controversial travel ban, many heartily support it. Recent studies show that religious support for immigration is in the dumps, leading some to question whether churches are really acting in accordance with the tenets of their faith. Continue reading

Christians love Israel sign
May 17th, 2018

Amidst the ongoing conflict over who has rightful ownership of Jerusalem, an unlikely ally of Israel has emerged: evangelicals. Indeed, few cheered the recent U.S. Embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem louder than evangelical Christians in the United States. Continue reading

Pray to end abortion sign
March 27th, 2018

Last week, Mississippi passed HB 1510, a law which outlaws abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and gives no exemptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The new law now becomes the most restrictive abortion ban in the country, but pro-choice groups have been quick to challenge it in court. Continue reading

Billy Graham
February 26th, 2018

Depending on who you ask, Billy Graham leaves behind either a storied legacy that will never be rivaled by another Christian preacher, or an enduring message of bigotry toward certain groups not favored by the Bible’s teachings. Continue reading

A rainbow American flag
August 10th, 2017

In contrast to recent signals from the White House, statistics show that public support for gay marriage has been steadily increasing in recent years. Across America, people are more accepting of the LGBT community than ever before. And it’s not … Continue reading

Brazilian porn star Kamilla Werneck
May 8th, 2017

A popular Brazilian porn star has the country’s religious community in an outrage. Kamilla Werneck, one of Brazil’s hottest adult movie stars, went on live TV to declare that she is an Evangelical Christian and assert that God approves of … Continue reading

Evangelical voters supporting Trump
August 1st, 2016

  When voters go to the polls, they tend to look for a politician who “shares their values”. In America, these values are often centered around religious beliefs. Thus, a candidate’s faith can have a significant impact on how people … Continue reading

December 5th, 2011

How should Americans respond to evangelical extremism in the United States? Some liberal commentators have suggested that evangelicals need to start showing as much commitment to their nation’s interests as they show to their religious faith. But is it really … Continue reading