Jesus washing expensive Nike shoes
April 15th, 2019

A new Instagram account has caught on like wildfire in recent weeks, gaining over 125,000 followers (Christians and non-believers alike) by calling out high-profile pastors for their taste in expensive shoes and swag. Continue reading

cussing pastor at church
March 4th, 2019

The controversy-seeking Memphis pastor Thaddeus Matthews, who styles himself as the ‘cussing pastor’, is in hot water again, this time for hosting a twerking contest in his church. Continue reading

A female pastor
February 14th, 2019

For centuries, the position of clergy was reserved exclusively for men. The rules were pretty simple: men were expected to lead, and women to follow. Is it time for things to change? Continue reading

Rainbow flag being burned
October 1st, 2018

A Catholic priest has been removed from his Chicago parish after performing an exorcism on a rainbow flag, cutting it into pieces, and burning it with the help of like-minded parishioners. Did the church have a choice? Continue reading

A Memphis pastor famous for his use of expletives
September 7th, 2018

A controversial broadcaster-turned-pastor is cussing his way to online notoriety, and he “doesn’t give a damn” what traditional Christians might think about it. Buoyed by recent publicity, the pastor is taking his message to the people in what he’s calling “The Bullsh*t From the Pulpit Tour.” Continue reading

jaws of a crocodile
June 13th, 2018

A pastor organized a group baptism ceremony to welcome newcomers into his church, but the event went from holy to horrific when a large crocodile suddenly emerged from the murky waters and savagely attacked the pastor as his congregation looked on in disbelief. Continue reading

Female victim of domestic abuse
May 10th, 2018

A Baptist church leader has come under fire after old sermons resurfaced revealing backwards views about sexuality, divorce, and domestic abuse. Despite growing pressure to step down, Patterson has only doubled down on his claims. Continue reading

Cross made of money
April 10th, 2018

Two prominent religious leaders are facing charges of embezzlement and fraud. In both cases, it seems these holy men – widely admired in their respective communities – managed to exploit the faith of their followers while using God and their own reputations as cover. Continue reading

A domestic violence victim with her hand to her lips.
October 20th, 2016

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and organizations around the country are holding events to highlight the issue. Those showing support include many churches and religious groups. Although nobody doubts they have good intentions, their efforts are undermined by claims … 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