Former KKK member Ken Parker getting baptized
September 1st, 2018

Ken Parker was a full-on white supremacist who marched with proponents of Nazi ideology in Charlottesville last summer. But then he found Jesus. Can faith be used as a tool to combat hate? Continue reading

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

Sweet Jesus vampire girl
April 2nd, 2018

Toronto-based ice cream company “Sweet Jesus” is famous for its unconventional marketing – from humorous religious references to advertisements featuring images of vampiric children and upside-down crosses. But when Sweet Jesus decided to expand into the U.S., they encountered heavy opposition from outraged Christian groups. Continue reading

Poverty in America
August 9th, 2017

A recent study found that religion is a significant factor in how Americans perceive poverty. The results showed that Christians (and white evangelical Christians especially), were far more likely than non-Christians to blame poverty on the failings of the individual, and not their circumstances. Continue reading

Psychedelic mushrooms
July 31st, 2017

Researchers at John Hopkins University and New York University have convinced a group of religious leaders to try “magic” mushrooms in the name of science. The researchers will give two dozen priests, rabbis and pastors controlled doses of psilocybin, the … Continue reading

A photo of the antichrist.
October 28th, 2016

Have you had a brush with the Antichrist? Perhaps you have, but didn’t realize it. Although the Antichrist is referenced numerous times in scripture, the Bible doesn’t provide a clear description. Thus, there is no clear consensus on what “it” looks like. Continue reading

Demons
June 1st, 2015

*This is written from a conservative Christian perspective* Demons have been portrayed in various ways in human culture and media, but the biblical understanding of a demon is a supernatural being who is subservient to Satan. They, like Satan, were … Continue reading

January 29th, 2015

For many of us, the word priest conjures up images of old men in long robes walking down aisles swinging censors from side to side, or standing stonily at pulpit reciting liturgies in long-dead languages. The reality is much livelier … Continue reading

December 4th, 2014

Hark the herald angels sing “Glory to the newborn King! Peace on earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled” Joyful, all ye nations rise Join the triumph of the skies   These familiar words from Hark the Herald Angels Sing, … Continue reading