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Donald Trump: Kudos for Calling Out the Hypocrisy of the Elites

Thank you, Donald Trump! You are not the candidate I would have chosen to speak for the abused and dis-respected American worker and taxpayer, but you were the one who made their cause your cause.

'Mama Rwanda:' How Women Entrepreneurs Are Restoring Their Country

Imagine your family's been murdered and your country lies in ruins. Could you rebuild and forgive? These Rwandan women did.

This Is My Body: How Christian Theology Affects Body Image

Two studies examine the intersection of the Bible and body shaming. Donald Trump’s controversial comments about women and their bodies, encapsulated in his revived criticism of former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and her weight, brought...Show More Summary

Tim Tebow Defends His Baseball Dream in Interview With ESPN Critic Stephen A Smith (Watch)

Popular Christian athlete and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow eloquently answered criticisms about his decision to drop his professional football aspirations and pursue a career in baseball on Tuesday when he was put in the "hot seat" on an episode of "First Take" on ESPN 2.

Jeremy Lin News: Lin and the Brooklyn Nets Start NBA 2016-17 Season vs Boston Celtics

The Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics face each other in both team's season opener for the 2016-17 NBA regular season.

Christian Bakers Labeled 'Homophobic' for Refusing to Make 'Gay Marriage' Cake Say Faith in God Is Unshakable

A conservative Christian couple from Northern Ireland who recently lost their appeal against a ruling that deemed their refusal to make a cake that read "support gay marriage" to be discriminatory, have said their faith in God remains unshakable.

Alberta Government Shuts Down Private Christian School After Alleged Mismanagement of Funding

In Alberta, Canada, where religious schools often receive public funding, a Christian school has been shut down by the government for shady practices.

With Trump, The Religious Right Returns To Its White Nationalist Roots

It will be difficult for Religious Right leaders to position themselves as the principled guardians of "family values" after tying their political fortunes so closely with those of Donald Trump. They have given their blessing to a candidate...Show More Summary

Flights of Fancy

With just under two weeks to go until the election of 2016 finally and mercifully passes into the history books, polls consistently show Hillary Clinton leading by a comfortable margin, albeit one which may be narrowing slightly. However, political polling has been relying more and more on the demographic assumptions of the models used to [...]

Catholic Church Has New Guidelines on Cremation (Because Controlling You During Life Isn’t Enough)

The Vatican just issued new guidelines about how to handle cremations, which have become increasingly popular even among Catholics who choose that route over more traditional burials. But the rules, as expected, are unnecessarily irrational.

NBA Trade Rumors for 2016-17 NBA Season: Cousins to Pacers, George to Celtics, Lopez to Be Traded

NBA regular season games have already begun but trade rumors continue to press forward. Some rumors involve players that have been the subject of trade speculation since the off-season. Here are the latest NBA trade rumors.

Controversial Gospel Tract Cartoonist Jack Chick Dies; Claimed Catholics Going to Hell

Controversial evangelical cartoonist Jack Chick died in his sleep at the age of 92 on Sunday, with secular news sources highlighting his legacy of offending Catholics, Jews, Muslims and others, though supporters remembered his "soul-winning" mission.

Evangelicals are for Trump, Clinton, and Others

Party affiliation is a much stronger predictor of voting preferences than faith. This week, I will be in Atlanta speaking at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, presenting data alongside Greg Smith, of Pew Research, onShow More Summary

How Churches Kept Dallas From Exploding After a Gunman Killed 5 Police Officers

When 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson fatally shot five police officers and injured seven others in Dallas, Texas, in July, the city's Mayor Mike Rawlings knew he would need the church to keep the city from exploding.

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