Christianity

travel

This Community Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Non-Christians Owning Houses

Bay View, Michigan, is an idyllic place that has been consumed by an unlikely 21st-century debate: Should non-Christians be allowed to vote and buy property?
Trevor Bach
10.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Evangelical Purity Culture Led Me to a Lifetime of Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein traces the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, 'Pure.'
VICE Staff
10.22.18
Religion

Growing Up Evangelical Ruined Sex for Me

In her new memoir, Linda Kay Klein writes about escaping Evangelical purity culture, and its lasting influence on her life as an adult.
Josiah Hesse
10.8.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Christian Marriage Book That Made Justin Bieber Cry

Eve Peyser dissects an evangelical's book about the importance of marriage.
VICE Staff
8.20.18
self-help

A Deep Dive into the Christian Marriage Book That Made Justin Bieber Cry

I can see why the pop star is so into "The Meaning of Marriage."
Eve Peyser
8.15.18
Black Women Making History

This Female Black Preacher Wants to Dismantle Religious Patriarchy

Reverend Neichelle Guidry is leading the charge for young black women in ministry.
Gina Ryder
6.13.18
satanism

Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
guns

These Black Churches Are Considering Arming Their Congregations

In the age of Trump and Dylann Roof, some church leaders are prepared to take drastic steps to defend against potential shootings.
Issac J. Bailey
6.11.18
Sex

Christian Swingers Explain How They Balance God and Lots of Kinky Sex

"People have the right to judge, but that’s them, that’s not God."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.30.18
Fame-ish

This Joel Osteen Impersonator Conned His Way into a Massive Church Event

VICE went to LA to meet Michael Klimkowski, a struggling comedian who made headlines with his spot-on impersonation of the televangelist.
VICE Staff
4.10.18
Religion

People Like Billy Graham Are Why I Quit Christianity

I grew up in awe of Graham, just like every other Southerner I knew. But I no longer believe in elevating the feelings of white people bothered more by protest than injustice.
Issac J. Bailey
3.2.18