February 3rd, 2015

We know Universal Life Church ministers can do pretty much anything a traditionally-ordained minister can do—perform wedding ceremonies, funerals, baptisms, and other sacerdotal rites—but how far does their reach extend into the world of the spiritual? With the rise in … Continue reading

June 3rd, 2013

Religious fundamentalism is a mental illness that will someday be curable by science, a leading University of Oxford neurologist recently argued. Future advances in neuroscience, as well as research tools currently under development, may go a long way to combating … Continue reading

March 21st, 2013

Much has been made in the media lately of the rise of the “Nones”, but are Americans really becoming secular as quickly as news outlets suggest? Results of a new survey confirm this view, claiming that religious affiliation is undergoing … Continue reading

July 23rd, 2012

How would you like to be married on stage during a performance by your favorite band? Fans of the pop band Train will have just such an opportunity now that the band’s drummer, Scott Underwood, has become a minister in … Continue reading

June 18th, 2012

With the recent surge in efforts to roll back advances in women’s reproductive rights and marriage equality for gays and lesbians, it’s easy to believe the United States is becoming more religious than ever. However, a new survey by the … Continue reading

January 27th, 2012

UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH ORDAINS OSCAR B. GOODMAN, FORMER LAS VEGAS MAYOR AND FORMER GO-TO DEFENSE ATTORNEY TO THE MOB   Goodman to perform a mass wedding ceremony at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day Former Las Vegas … Continue reading