Eagles quarterback Nick Foles
February 9th, 2018

If God spent Super Bowl Sunday kicking back with platters of divine snacks and enjoying the fruits of His media marvel creation, He did so without as doubt as to who would win.There was no miraculous helmet catch. No immaculate reception. But regardless, his fingerprints were all over this game. Continue reading

Religious message on shopping bag from Forever 21
October 27th, 2017

We’re all familiar with certain high-profile companies that espouse religious beliefs. Chick-fil-A famously expressed opposition to gay marriage on religious grounds, creating a storm of controversy and sending people flocking to restaurant locations to either protest outside or show their … Continue reading

A child marriage ceremony
May 23rd, 2017

Earlier this month, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a law that sought to ban child marriage across the state. If enacted, it would have made New Jersey the first state in the country to outlaw marriage for children under … 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

UCC Pastor Gretta Vosper during a service.
September 29th, 2016

Earlier this month, the Toronto Star reported on the United Church of Canada’s announcement that one of their most popular ministers, Gretta Vosper, is “unsuitable to continue serving” the church and could be defrocked. Her crime? Vosper has declared herself an … Continue reading

A Duggar family portrait
May 17th, 2016

The average American family today has between two and three children. When asked, most people would agree that this is the ideal size for a family. However, every once in a while you’ll see a couple of overwhelmed parents walking down … Continue reading

January 5th, 2015

How do we respond when a teenager kills herself because her family refused to accept the gender she identified as? The tragic story of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender girl who committed suicide after years of anguish over her family’s refusal … Continue reading

March 8th, 2012

It turns out that going to church might not make you happier after all. Some studies have suggested that religiosity helps prevent depression, but a new study challenges this hypothesis, opening doors to new explanations for the relationship between religion … Continue reading

January 20th, 2012

Just two days after it was posted on Youtube, the video had racked up over 2 million views and now has over 15 million. The number of comments now totals over 30,000. In it, the author, Jefferson Brethke, recites a … Continue reading