Taking the oath of citizenship
November 13th, 2017

Olga Paule Perrier-Bilbo is a French green-card holder on the verge of becoming a full-fledged U.S. citizen. All the paperwork is in order, and there’s just one thing left to do: take the oath of citizenship. But therein lies the … Continue reading

Javier Flores
October 16th, 2017

Countless people report being “saved” by Christ each year, but one Philadelphia man took the opportunity quite literally. When a deportation order was issued in his name, Javier Flores sought refuge from ICE agents in a local church. The pastor … Continue reading

A collection of guns
October 6th, 2017

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, news headlines have been dominated by a single topic: gun control. This is obviously an important subject, and one we feel is worthy of a community discussion. In fact, all … Continue reading

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore
September 29th, 2017

In America, religion and government are supposed to be independent of one another. But don’t tell that to Judge Roy Moore, the frontrunner in Alabama’s upcoming Senate race. Moore, an outspoken Christian, has a long track record of acting upon … Continue reading

A collection of banned books
September 8th, 2017

At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and … Continue reading

A technology God with all-seeing eyes
March 13th, 2017

In early March, WikiLeaks published a brand-new trove of over 8,700 CIA documents and files which expose a massive global surveillance and hacking program. Similar to the world portrayed in 1984, “Big Brother” has the power to track and record everything you do. Are you comfortable living under an all-seeing government? Continue reading

A man being deported from the U.S.
January 6th, 2017

There are 11 million immigrants residing in the U.S. illegally. With the future of immigration policy uncertain, churches are taking things into their own hands by offering sanctuary to those at risk of deportation. Is this the right thing to do? What is your stance on immigration? Continue reading

A homeless man sleeps beside a building
December 28th, 2016

The Patapsco-Lodge Forest Cooperative Parish is no stranger to homeless outreach. However, they never imagined being punished for it. The Maryland congregation has been serving hot meals to the homeless every Friday night for over 20 years, and church officials … Continue reading

November 16th, 2011

By now many of us are familiar with the right-wing argument that religion and government are inextricably intertwined, that the two have always mixed and can never be completely separated, and that the Constitution does not bar religious influence in … Continue reading