Pastor Paula White with President Trump
November 8th, 2019

President Trump has long leaned on prosperity-preaching televangelist Paula White for faith guidance. As one of his most vocal public supporters, she’s made controversial statements suggesting God would vote for Trump in 2020. Now she’s an employee at the White House and not everyone is pleased. Continue reading

The Bean in Millennium Park Chicago
September 27th, 2019

Four evangelical students are suing the city of Chicago after the city essentially banned preaching at Millennium Park, a popular tourist destination. The students say their First Amendment rights are being violated – but the city says they just want patrons to be able to use the park without being harassed. 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 LGBT pride flag flying in front a church
June 14th, 2019

The Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape Study found that LGBT adults are losing their religion- and those that still believe often feel unwelcome in church. Is a lack of Evangelical acceptance driving LGBT adults away from church pews? Continue reading

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