Sentinelese man pointing bow
November 26th, 2018

A strange story exploded across the internet last week, provoking headlines that one might expect to find in a 1918 publication – but not one from 2018. What led an American missionary to a remote island in the Indian Ocean, and why did the indigenous tribe there decide to kill him? Continue reading

Man greets friendly penguin
March 15th, 2016

Who doesn’t love a good story involving adorable animals? Websites like The Dodo and The Fluffington Post thrive by giving folks their daily dose of cute creatures online. As a species, we humans are often fascinated with our planetary cohabitants … Continue reading

ULC, Universal Life Church, violence, rape
January 9th, 2013

Most of us expect our spiritual leaders to defend the poor, needy, and oppressed. We expect them to speak out on behalf of victims of violent crimes such as rape, assault, and murder – and for the most part that … Continue reading

May 5th, 2012

Universal Life Church ministers love weddings, but not all weddings are legitimate affairs. This holds especially true for child marriages, which have received greater attention lately in India in the wake of that country’s Akshaya Tritiya, a festival of mass weddings. … Continue reading