Officials with pro-family organizations are protesting after apparently being purposefully slighted when a sponsoring U.S. Senator abruptly pulled the plug on a Capitol Hill symposium the night before it was scheduled to occur.
In the wake of an emerging consensus among journalists that Matthew Shepard was not murdered in a hate crime due to his sexual identity, The Episcopal Church’s determination to continue their uncritical support for the false narrative that portrays him as a gay martyr serves only to politicize a horrific tragedy.
An annual gathering of emergent, progressive and liberal mainline Christians embraced lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) causes as it met outside of Asheville, NC this week.
By John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) Claremont School of Theology (CST) has announced that this summer, the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan will become its new president, while its current president, Rev. Dr. Jerry D. Campbell, will continue on as president of Claremont-Lincoln University. CST is one of the thirteen official, offering-plate-funded United Methodist seminaries in the […]
Liberal activist and Episcopal clergywoman Susan Russell recently tweeted an interesting article from Politics and Religion about Cameron Partridge, a transgender clergyman appointed by Massachusetts Bishop Thomas Shaw to be Episcopal Chaplain for Boston University. While Russell celebrates Partridge’s distinction of being one of the first transgender chaplains at a major university, another item was […]
Bishop Gene Robinson spoke at the Human Rights Campaign headquarters in Washingto, DC on October 1. (Photo credit: Cornell University) Recently Bishop Gene Robinson attended incognito a worship service at an evangelical mega church in San Diego. “It was so paranoid,” the Episcopal Church’s first openly partnered homosexual bishop recalled of his experience at […]
Eric LeMasters May 27, 2011 Bishop Minerva Carcano is making her rounds and backing divisive issues. A droning, meditative chant to the “Buddha of infinite life and light” introduced the Human Rights Campaign’s “Clergy Call” May 24 press conference, ending a two day gathering of religious activists urging Congress to repeal the Defense of […]
The following originally appeared in a recent Anglican Action Weekly e-newsletter. If you would like to receive our weekly e-newsletter, register as an IRD User today. Since my coverage of the Human Rights Campaign’s recent “Clergy Call” conference (in which prominent Evangelist Tony Campolo took part, and other evangelical leaders such as Florida pastor Joel Hunter and […]
According to a panel recently hosted by the predominantly homosexual Metropolitan Community Church of Washington D.C., God approves of the use of sex toys, the Bible can be a “problematic document,” and societal pressures would cause Jesus to hold prejudices if he lived on earth today. Would Jesus discriminate? This was the question posed at […]