In Joel Osteen's world, God is an exclamation point, a dubstep bass drop. God is steroids, God is your hype man, He is Cialis, He is the boombox you are holding outside her window.
It seems that the socioeconomic factors of religious groups may be much more important to acceptance of sexuality than religion itself.
Doug Pruden is a consummate performer and holds several world records for his pushup prowess. We walked up and down Edmonton's Whyte street to see how he makes his money.
The better the world gets, the less it needs religion—and in the Western world, at least, religion is going out with a whimper, not a bang.
Also this week: A woman freaked out because she thought she saw a pentagram in a school bus brake light.
We generally notice them huddled outside abortion clinics holding signs and images of aborted foetuses, but is there more to the story?
A group called Soulsaver distributes pamphlets about the evils of homosexuality and the rock 'n roll lifestyle.
The Magnolia State Heritage Foundation is trying to pass a constitutional amendment that would bring Mississippi back to the good ol' days of the Confederacy.
The Manor isn't just a place where women get naked, it also sponsors transitional housing for the down and out, and seven months ago began holding church services.
A Christian group from Texas is getting ready to sue Wantagh High School over allegations administrators violated a student's religious liberties by not letting her form a Christian club.
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
When Isaiah Marin, a Christian student in Oklahoma, got pissed off with his goth friend Jacob Crockett recently, he brought a machete to a card game and attempted to hack his head off.
"Christian Domestic Discipline" is men asserting dominance over their wives using corporal punishment.
Despite Harold Camping's preaching on Family Radio and the costly media blitz, the world didn't end on May 21, 2011.
I talked to the full-time volunteers working to spread the good news about the end of the world and turn commuters into converts.
On the evening of July 18, 2013, Kathy Barlas returned to her home in Mason City, Iowa, to find her adult son waiting in the garage in his underwear, dripping with blood. "Mom, I killed Satan," he told her.
This week: A church canceled a funeral because they found out the deceased was gay and a woman allegedly attacked someone because her shorts were too short.
We made a pilgrimage to the set of Adult Swim's controversial new comedy series to bear witness to the gospel according to Aaron McGruder, creator of The Boondocks
In between starring on Teen Mom, making a sex tape, and pissing off porn stars and a Real Housewife, Farrah Abraham has used her new erotic novel and critically acclaimed noise album to manipulate the public's perception of reality TV.
America is the greatest fucking country on Earth. It may as well be the only fucking country on Earth. It's the only fucking country that matters, anyhow. After all, giving us free reign over the entirety of His Kingdom was the last thing God did before H…
Groups all across America are still trying to persuade teenagers to choose abstinence over safe sex. For some in the Bible Belt, it's working.
Last month, Indian voters handed a sweeping victory to a political party that has historic ties to a Hindu extremist group that believes that India—the polyglot, multi-faith subcontinent—is in fact a Hindu nation. Now that they're in power, what does Hind…
With an unorthodox brand of Christian swag, Carl Lentz is turning Hillsong NYC into a hip and happy Pentecostal powerhouse in the middle of downtown Manhattan.
Buzzfeed quizzes are like the Westboro Baptist Church in many ways: They are both an omnipresent evil that refuses to go away. They both latch on to trending topics in an attempt to make themselves more visible.