The Schism at Seattle Pacific University

How an anti-LGBTQ+ policy led to an existential dispute at a small Christian college, pitting students and faculty against the board—and placing the institution in peril.

06/08/2023 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Daniel Berman

Take Me to Church

What’s Up with That House Next to I-5?

Owner George Freeman uses his "Science is God" house in Capitol Hill to incite curiosity about the Universal Life Church Monastery and its mission.

01/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Quote Unquote

Reverend Rick Reynolds Hits the Streets

The executive director of Operation Nightwatch tirelessly tackles Seattle homelessness, one box of pizza at a time.

07/17/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Questions Answered

Lilith Starr Does the Devil’s Work

But the head of the Satanic Temple of Seattle insists she’s a force for good.

02/20/2017 By Jessica Voelker


A Call to Action in Trump’s America, from Idriss Mosque in North Seattle

“First come visit, then we’ll go from there.”

02/13/2017 By Rianna Hidalgo


Building Seattle's First Mosque Required Faith, Luck, and Boeing

The many miracles of the Idris Mosque.

01/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Inderpal Singh Is on a Nationwide Mission to Demystify Sikhism

“This turban represents equality and helping people in need.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

Is Seattle the Birthplace of a New Religion?

Turns out "post-Christian" Seattle is fertile ground for new church starts.

03/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson


PubliCalendar: Blaine Harden Tackles the North Korean Power Struggle

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/27/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Back Fence

Take Christ Out of Christmas

Can we please stop pretending Christmas is a religious holiday?

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson