Young Evangelicals Are Sick of Abstinence Pledges and Homophobia

Good news for rationally-minded religious folk and nonbelievers alike: young evangelicals increasingly care less and less about abstinence, abortion, and same-sex marriage. Which is to say: they're more interested in, as one expert told Buzzfeed's Anna North, "outward expressions of the faith" than purity balls and… » 1/10/13 10:25am 1/10/13 10:25am

Another Religious Organization Accused of Covering Up Child Rape

What wouldn't Jesus do? Try not to act surprised, but another out-there group of holy rollers have been accused of trying to cover up the rape of a child. This time, the organization in the crosshairs is the big-haired Jesusophiles at Trinity Broadcasting Network, an evangelical Christian media group that owns five… » 6/27/12 2:45pm 6/27/12 2:45pm

Christian Men Beg Women Not To Dress Like Sluts

"Sometimes when I see a girl provocatively dressed, I'll say to myself, she probably doesn't even know that a 101 guys are going to devour her in their minds today," says pastor C.J. Mahaney in this sermon video on how women need to dress modestly for men's sakes, quoting a series of college guys. "Then again, maybe… » 4/04/11 6:45pm 4/04/11 6:45pm

Not All Evangelicals Are Anti-Choice Or Anti-Dildo

Evangelical minister Adam Hamilton has written a book called Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White in which he argues that abortion should be available, legal and rare. In an interview with Newsweek, Hamilton says his job as a minister is "to support people no matter what decision they make." And Hamilton is not… » 4/09/08 5:00pm 4/09/08 5:00pm