Tagged: religion

Sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame Receives Over $150,000 Through GoFundMe to Replace Broken Boiler

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Seeking to help the sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame as much as possible, supporters have taken to GoFundMe in order to raise funds for the nuns as they continue to endure the harsh Chicago winter without a workable boiler. The campaign’s organizer and senior producer of  Chicago morning television show, Windy City LIVE., Hank Mendheim stated, “A fraternity… Read More

“God Loves Gays” Indiegogo Campaign Reaches $100,000 During Final Days; Puts Billboard in Topeka, Kansas

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On August 9th, the “mysterious” comedian behind the Facebook Page, God, launched a Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for billboard advertisements that support God and his love for gay people in the hometown of infamous religion organizations, Westboro Bapitst Church. During its final days on the crowdfunding platform, the project has hit over $100,000 from 4,442 backers. As previously reported, the “church”… Read More

New #HolyGhostExperience Social Campaign Mobilizes 25,000 to Drive Audiences to Upcoming World Premiere

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Wanderlust Productions—the independent film studio behind the cult hit trilogy “Finger of God”, “Furious Love” and “Father of Lights”—is poised to disrupt the entertainment industry’s long-established business model with the debut of its dynamic new documentary film “Holy Ghost”. Featuring a concert by Jake Hamilton & The Sound, the film’s  World Premiere Experience will be a one-time,… Read More

“Friendly Atheist” Writer Cancels Kickstarter Campaign For New Book That Calls God an “Abusive Boyfriend”

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Friendly Atheist blogger, Hernant Mehta, announced last week that he has decided to axe his new book, titled God is an Abusive Boyfriend (and you should break up),  and the associated  crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Explaining the key reasoning behind the project’s cancellation, the author admitted it was due to negative feedback he received during… Read More

UPDATED: Child Abuse Victims Speak Out Against Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist’s Kickstarter Campaign


UPDATE: This Kickstarter campaign was cancelled at approximately 1:30 PM EST. The reason for the cancellation comes via a backer update posted today… Thank you for your support of Jeremy Spencer’s tour and music. We have received some truly unfortunate news from Jeremy and have to tell you Jeremy has had to postpone his tour… Read More

Satanic Monument Fully Funded On Indiegogo, Statue Image Released


Crowdfunding is certainly used for a variety of endeavors and reasons, some of them quite strange. This one is right up there. We reported on the launch of a campaign to fund a monument to Satan about a month ago. Less than 30 days later that campaign is now fully-funded, having raised over a stated… Read More

Indiegogo Campaign Seeks Funding For Satanic Monument Alongside Ten Commandments At Oklahoma Capitol


The separation of church and state is a contentious topic here in the United States, and a crowdfunding campaign launched by a spokesperson for the Satanic Temple seeks to prove a point by crowdfunding a monument to go alongside an existing Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma. The story begins late last year with the erection… Read More

Indiegogo Campaign Crowdfunds Anti-Muslim Advertisements

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I have an earnest and sincere question for the LGBT community: Do you support Pamela Geller? Geller, who is one of the most active proponents of anti-Muslim attitudes in the United States, rose to notoriety as one of the key instigators of the Park51 backlash, misrepresenting a proposed Islamic Community Center (think a YMCA or Jewish Community Center) by calling… Read More

Crowdfunding site FaithLauncher Announces Partnership With Unkonventional Media

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To strengthen community ties between their audiences, and activate social media influence, crowdfunding site  FaithLauncher and UnKonventional Media have officially teamed up. Allysen Kerr, UnKonventional Media’s Founder and Publisher of Adapt Magazine described the partnership as one that supports her vision to “create media with a purpose.” “We accomplish this goal by creating content that… Read More

How Crowd Funding Mimics the Early Church

Poor social media. It’s received a lot of blame for relational difficulties in our day. The very tools that are supposed to help us connect can also put distance between us. Most commentary on the matter pushes us from one end of the spectrum to the other: either abstinence is espoused to avoid the misuse,… Read More