How even ardent traditionalists now (sometimes) acknowledge the existence of gay Christians.

Much has changed for LGBT people in America since Anita Bryant and Jerry Falwell days — change we all can support, I hope.

The order is a compromise between those wanting religious contractors to play by the same rules as everyone else and those who say competing for taxpayer funding should not come at the expense of religious convictions.

Published in Politics

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty is among 98 groups asking the Obama administration not to insert a religious exemption in an executive order that would bar federal contractors from discriminating against gays. 

Published in Politics

Historic Christian understandings of sexuality are being reevaluated due to evidence offered in the lives of those who do not fit the norm, together with associated research and mental health efforts. 

President Obama’s decision to ban federal contractors from discriminating against gays raises tough questions for faith communities on both sides of the issue.

Published in Politics

Every generation has its hot-button issue. For us, it’s the “the LGBT issue.”

A federal judge said arguments defending marriage laws on the basis that they reward couples who can naturally procreate “are not those of serious people.”

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 16:03

Third Way pastor invited to White House

While he isn’t talking to media, Pastor Danny Cortez described New Heart Community Church in La Mirada, Calif., in a sermon as being “in the eye of the storm.”

Published in Congregations

A seminary president who called for the ouster of a church suspected of violating the SBC’s ban on churches which affirm homosexuality says timing and polity questions won the congregation a temporary reprieve.

Published in Organizations
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