• Subpoenaing Sermons About Gay People Is a Terrible Idea

    Annise Parker, the openly gay Democratic mayor of Houston, has thrown Christian conservatives the juiciest of bones.

  • Ephren Taylor’s Disastrous Megachurch Ponzi Scheme

    How Ephren Taylor, the son of a small-town minister and self-proclaimed 'social capitalist,' conned thousands of churchgoers out of their life savings.

  • Cry-Baby of the Week

    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.

  • Kentucky Churches Are Tempting 'Unchurched' Men with Free Guns

    One enterprising Baptist church is converting Kentuckians to Christianity by giving away steaks and guns as part of its "outreach to rednecks" program.

  • Reviews of Churches That Won’t Stop Growing

    Living in the South, I see a lot of churches. They’re fucking everywhere. And they keep growing. There’s so much money coming in, it’s almost like they don’t know what to do with it. Some have grown so much over the last decade, it’s like they’re alive...

  • America's Most Heavily Armed Church

    Pastor Larry Allen is the pistol-packing preacher who runs the New Life Baptist Church and Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The church is protected an ex-police security team and all of the students are warriors when it comes to gun safety drills...