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Prophets-in-training

Here’s my October 14 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  I’ll keep things short and sweet this week because I want you all to direct your energy toward reading the long BuzzFeed News article below. It dives into a much talked about […]

From sports editor to Catholic priest

Here’s my October 7 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion articles and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  I’m writing today from a fascinating conference on faith and genetics, which has brought together top geneticists and religious leaders to discuss the future of medicine. It’s a lot to digest, and […]

Wedding cakes, cowboys and Mike Huckabee, oh my!

Here’s my September 30 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  My whirlwind week included wrapping up a cover story on little-known legal documents, interviewing former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and writing a column about witnessing the NFL anthem protests in person. I’m […]

Tinder for Mormons

Here’s my September 23 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  May your coffee be strong and your to-do list be short. FRESH OFF THE PRESS FROM ME The tough compromises families must make after the death of a loved one TOP RELIGION […]

An NFL quarterback’s religious questions

Here’s my September 16 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  One of the highlights of last weekend’s conference was learning about the laws governing snake-handling. This dangerous practice is relatively widespread in the Appalachian region, in spite of documented bites and deaths. […]

Religion nerds in Nashville

Here’s my September 9 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  Greetings from Nashville! I’m in the midst of many drunk bachelorettes and cowboys learning how to be the best faith writer I can be. The annual Religion News Conference is a highlight […]

Satanic slip-ups

Here’s my August 26 newsletter. To receive my latest articles, favorite religion reads and other updates in your inbox each Saturday, sign-up here.  I spent the week imagining life as a school teacher, as I pursued a project about efforts to increase the amount of religion-related lessons taught each year. Teachers are at risk of […]