Unfortunately, it is clear from the Christ at the Checkpoint conference that pro-Palestinian Christians have serious political and institutional momentum.
Research has shown that while the rest of the U.S. has become more accepting of same-sex marriage, Evangelicals have stood firm in their convictions and this is true for older as well as for younger Evangelicals.
IRD’s favorite Religious Left gathering plans an “art intervention” to demonstrate energy alternatives and “live in tension against the culture of domination.”
World Vision, the $1 billion relief group widely supported by Evangelicals, has reversed its previous recent decision to allow same-sex unions among employees, which it now calls a “mistake.” Instead, it’s reaffirming its policy of “sexual abstinence for all single employees and faithfulness within the Biblical covenant of marriage between a man and a woman.” […]
“Before I came to Israel, I saw the conflict as a David and Goliath scenario with Israel being Goliath and the Arabs as David. Now I understand that it’s the opposite …”