Preacher receiving money from heaven
June 6th, 2018

After news that another preacher has asked his followers to buy him a private jet, we examine how the “prosperity gospel” aligns with Christian values. Are these preachers truly doing the Lord’s work, as they claim, or simply putting on a “holy act” to squeeze money out of naïve followers? Continue reading

Televangelist private jet
May 31st, 2018

Televangelist Jesse Duplantis recently asked his thousands of followers to help him buy a $54 million private jet. Duplantis explained that God wants him to have the plane so he can spread the gospel worldwide. Oh, and he claims that if Jesus were alive today, he’d be doing the same thing. 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

Adam holding a rifle
February 22nd, 2018

Some say that we should strive for a peaceful society that’s less obsessed with guns. Others argue that gun rights are a mandate from heaven. In the wake of another mass shooting, we pose the question: is gun ownership a God-given right? Continue reading

person receiving flu shot
February 9th, 2018

According to popular Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland, there’s not such thing as a flu season. Despite an overwhelming medical consensus from physicians, and a particularly nasty strain of the disease making the rounds this year, Copeland insists the flu season is a myth. Continue reading

online church, ulc, get ordained
October 10th, 2013

Do religious trends pander to self-centered desires? Evangelist Billy Graham suggests they do in his new book, The Reason for My Hope: Salvation, which is due for release on 15 October. In it, he criticizes churches for compromising the integrity … Continue reading