Anti-Muslim messages on wall
July 23rd, 2018

Researchers have discovered a link between President Trump’s tweets criticizing Islam and a corresponding rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes. Trump’s message has struck a chord with many Americans who believe that Islam poses a grave threat to the Western world. Continue reading

Jorge Ramirez
July 9th, 2018

In the lead-up to the 2016 election, California minister Jorge Ramirez encouraged his daughter to vote for then-candidate Donald Trump. The only problem? Ramirez was living in the country illegally – a fact which came back to bite him when immigration agents caught on to his trail. Continue reading

Muslim Ban Thumbnail
June 28th, 2018

Although some faith groups oppose President Trump’s controversial travel ban, many heartily support it. Recent studies show that religious support for immigration is in the dumps, leading some to question whether churches are really acting in accordance with the tenets of their faith. Continue reading

Trump vs. MS-13
May 17th, 2018

President Trump drew swift condemnation across much of social media for his recent remarks about Hispanic gang members that illegally enter the United States. Responding to a question about a notoriously violent gang known as MS-13, he called them “animals.” Did his remarks cross a line? Continue reading

Christians love Israel sign
May 17th, 2018

Amidst the ongoing conflict over who has rightful ownership of Jerusalem, an unlikely ally of Israel has emerged: evangelicals. Indeed, few cheered the recent U.S. Embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem louder than evangelical Christians in the United States. Continue reading

Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels
March 23rd, 2018

Our elected officials have a history of violating Christian values, and new allegations involving Donald Trump appear to fit this pattern. Trump reportedly had an affair with porn star Stormy Daniels back in 2006 – just a year after marrying his current wife, Melania. Is it time we lowered our expectations? Continue reading

Anti-abortion sign
January 19th, 2018

In a stark reversal of previous policy, the Trump administration announced yesterday that it will offer protection to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers who refuse to participate in certain procedures — such as abortion — due to their religious beliefs. Continue reading

Presidential advisor Jared Kushner
January 4th, 2018

In an explosive new book titled “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” author Michael Wolff reports that Jared Kushner, one of the president’s senior advisors and husband of Ivanka Trump, is a ULC minister. Anyone who feels so-called … Continue reading

Pope Francis speaks with reporters on the papal plane.
September 14th, 2017

In the wake of the White House’s decision to end the DACA program, Pope Francis had a sharp message for Donald Trump. If the president is truly “pro-life”, said Francis, then he cannot allow the children of immigrants – known commonly as “Dreamers” – to be thrown out of the country. Continue reading

A Bible with an American flag
August 10th, 2017

President Trump’s nominee for “Religious Freedom Ambassador” is causing extreme consternation among the LGBT community and its advocates. The president’s pick is Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a man who critics say poses a distinct threat to LGBT rights. If confirmed, … Continue reading