A depiction of the Mark of the Beast in the form of a microchip
September 7th, 2017

Microchips are roughly the size of a grain of rice, and can do everything from opening doors to buying your lunch. But some are worried about a connection between microchips and the Mark of the Beast. Could there be a link? Continue reading

A doctor getting ready to perform a head transplant
March 28th, 2017

An Italian doctor is readying a team of over 150 nurses and doctors to assist in performing the world’s first head transplant surgery. He hopes to save the life of a man with a degenerative muscle disease, but experts say that pride may be clouding the doctor’s judgment. 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 tree being planted above a dead body
November 21st, 2016

Rarely does someone want to think about their own death. It’s an unpleasant subject, and one that is unlikely to brighten up your day. However, death is one of life’s few certainties. It’s a matter of when, not if. Tragically, for … Continue reading

A robotic human brain hovering over a computer
April 29th, 2016

How long has the human race sought immortality? The fountain of youth is a famous legend for a reason, and we’ve all heard numerous stories involving potions of everlasting life. There is even an entire industry devoted to freezing your … Continue reading

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January 31st, 2014

How would you like your wedding officiant to be C-3PO, the saucer-eyed bronze-plated android from Star Wars? Perhaps you would prefer to have his counterpart, the garbage-bin-shaped R2-D2, as your ring-bearer. The concept is not as far-fetched as it may … Continue reading

June 4th, 2012

Technology has definitely left its stamp on religion. People can now get ordained online to marry friends and relatives, while smartphone features like the “Bible app” have made reading scripture more convenient than ever before for Christians. Will this boon … Continue reading

April 10th, 2012

A NASA scientist recently announced that an Earth-like planet may be found as soon as 2014, given the rapid advances in planet-detection technology. Such a discovery may even yield signs of life, a prospect which has stirred up mixed emotions … Continue reading

March 20th, 2012

Online ordinations have been booming in the last couple of years, with more people than ever becoming wedding officiants to marry their friends and family. With changing ideas about what constitutes a wedding, people are searching for novel ways to … Continue reading

March 15th, 2012

Since the 1980’s, when the Universal Life Church Monastery was still a homeless shelter and an old Seattle church, we have called upon the nations to disarm against one another and coordinate a defense project to re-purpose our weapons of … Continue reading