Evangelical

Religion

Exorcisms Are Not a Substitute for Healthcare

Go see a doctor, not an exorcist.
Josiah Hesse
7.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No Ten Commandments Monument Is Safe from the Wrath of Michael Reed

In 2014, he destroyed a Ten Commandments statue in Oklahoma. On Wednesday, he came for one in Arkansas.
Drew Schwartz
6.28.17
crime

Non-Profit Accused of Exploiting Sex Trafficking Victims It Was Meant to Help

Courage House was built to serve underage victims of sex trafficking. But former employees say the organization exploited the young women it was established to support, pushing its religious agenda at the expense of their privacy and denying them...
Steven Blum
9.19.16
NSFW

I Had a Giant Testicle for Two Years and Didn't Tell Anyone

From the ages of 17 to 19, I believed that God had cursed me with a swollen left testicle that was the size and shape of a large pear.
Josiah Hesse
2.6.15
Travel

Inside the Jehovah's Witnesses' British Headquarters

I talked to the full-time volunteers working to spread the good news about the end of the world and turn commuters into converts.
Adam Forrest
10.8.14
News

Hobby Lobby Is Trying to Bring the Bible to America One Court Battle at a Time

For the billionaire evangelical founders of Hobby Family, Monday's Supreme Court victory was just the beginning of a bigger fight.
Grace Wyler
7.3.14
Film

Teenage Evangelical Skaters in California's Desolate Exurbs Shred with Jesus

Lanky, lovable goofs Garrison and Kevin love Crass, skateboarding, changing their haircut and color, and Jesus. 'Only the Young,' a new documentary, follows the sweetest kids you'll ever meet.
Rose Lichter-Marck
12.9.12
Photo

Jesus Days, 1978 - 1983

Greg Reynolds was a closeted gay man involved in a huge evangelical Christian organization. These photos were shot during Bible studies, group prayers, and mission trips abroad.
Greg Reynolds
6.19.12