• How Spreading the Word of God Made Me Lose My Own Faith

    If you think starting college is hard, try doing it as a 17-year-old virgin going through a breakup, spending your freshmen orientation week trying to get strangers to come to Jesus.

  • I Grew Up in a Religious Cult

    Singer Joseph Coward was brought up as part of a church in Essex, known then as New Frontiers International. His experience was one of homophobia, control tactics and a system that bore "all the calling cards of a cult".

  • Would Jesus Celebrate Christmas?

    Considering that the holiday wasn't even developed until centuries after Jesus's death—and has been protested by Christians as often as atheists—it's difficult to know how J.C. would feel about his birthday bonanza.