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The False Gospel of Gender Diversity

May 12, 2015

In a recent conversation with a friend, we discussed a First Things piece by the Editor, Mr. Reno. He was not opposed to homosexual activity, marriage, or adoption and argued that the position espoused by…

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We Are Lowly and Humble Confessors

April 22, 2015

Traditional forms of western Christianity like Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism use a form of meditative prayer, especially during Lent and Holy Week, called “The Way of the Cross” as a means of remembering the…

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IRD: Defend Christian Businesses Against ‘Lynch Mobs’ of Secular Groupthink

April 6, 2015

A small town Indiana pizzeria has experienced a dramatic reversal of fortune just days after shutting its doors in the face of condemnation and threats.

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Same-Sex Marriage and Missing Churches

March 20, 2015

In a report on same-sex marriage and churches, Religion News Service lists a tiny Baptist denomination that supports it, and omits dozens of larger churches that do not.

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Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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Some Perspective on UMC “Disobedience” Campaign

November 19, 2014

For all of its bluster and noise, the “biblical disobedience” movement only represents an unimpressively tiny number of all United Methodist clergy.

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Understanding the Judicial Council Ruling in the Schaefer Decision

November 7, 2014

The question we should be asking right now is, “what does this Decision mean for the larger Church?”

Bishop Ken Carter, episcopal leader of the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church, performs communion. (Photo courtesy of the Florida Conference)

UM Bishop Ken Carter: Local Option “A Step Forward”

August 23, 2014

In an interview with Ministry Matters, Bishop Ken Carter said that he believes “the conversation about the local option is a step forward.”

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How to Shrink Your Church in One Easy Step

August 22, 2014

Every major American church that has taken steps towards liberalization on sexual issues has seen a steep decline in membership.

Philadelphia-area clergy gather to participate in a same-sex union blessing ceremony at Arch Street United Methodist Church (photo: UMNS).

BREAKING: Complaint Filed Against Philadelphia 36

July 3, 2014

Formal complaints have now been filed against the 36 renegade United Methodist ministers who jointly presided over a publicity-stunt same-sex union ceremony last fall are now facing formal complaints.

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PCUSA General Assembly Votes to Allow Gay Marriage

June 19, 2014

The 2014 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly has voted to approve two measures to allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages.

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Something Rotten? The State of Religious Freedom in Denmark

June 18, 2014

Is something rotten in the state of Denmark with regards to same-sex marriage and religious liberty?