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July 16, 2014
Increasing pressure to address the issues of same-sex marriage and the ordination of LGBT persons have set a rather precarious stage…
July 10, 2014
Conservative Christians have generally been known for their enthusiastic support for the Jewish state. But a new movement of young activists is seeking to change that.
May 15, 2014
Unlike Western churches, there is no sense of marriage as a contractual agreement between the couple. If there is a contractual element, it is in the Betrothal, and not seen as sacramental.
April 29, 2014
Retired Bishop Timothy Whitaker recommends a helpful resource for defending the reliability of the four biblical gospels against secular and theologically liberal challenges.
April 18, 2014
For some Chinese Communist Party officials, seeing crosses atop churches from a highway are an intolerable symbol of who owns the future. Christianity is transforming the country…
April 9, 2014
The group’s website and video are full of anti-Semitism. Either their interfaith partners failed to visit its website or ignored it.
December 11, 2013
Practical, systematic strategies for how United Methodist congregations can combat the famine of biblical illiteracy plaguing the United Methodist Church. Part 2 of 9 from UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech.
August 1, 2013
Djallo looked at the two books placed on the table before him. The Quran he had been taught since he was a boy. The Bible he had just begun to know. The Bible had…
July 26, 2013
The United Church of Christ has an advice column on its official website. This week a reader is caught between embracing polyamory and stifling his partners lust with old fashioned monogamy. It is hard…
June 25, 2013
The following remarks were delivered by UMAction Director John Lomperis on June 15 at the annual lunch of Cal-Pac Renewal, the evangelical renewal caucus within the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church. Emphasis…