You're Viewing LGBT Archives - Juicy Ecumenism

Father and Son Together, Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Three Bits of Fatherly Wisdom on Obergefell

July 2, 2015

The recent Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, while perhaps unsurprising, is shocking in light of its massive implications. Here are three reasons that Christians should be hopeful in the midst of our erratic culture.

https://usbottlesandfriends.wordpress.com/2011/03/

Of Courts and Churches

July 2, 2015

The logic employed by the Court to justify gay marriage strongly resembles that of Church figures who do the same. Is this a fluke? Or are they using the same playbook?

Integrity Eucharist

LGBT Episcopalians Celebrate “Disordering Our Boundaries”

June 30, 2015

LGBT Episcopalians marked 40 years of advocacy during a Eucharist characterized by inclusive language, liturgical innovations and prayers for “disordering our boundaries and releasing our desires.”

Foundry UMC, Credit: IRD

Karen Oliveto and the LGBT Movement

June 22, 2015

Pastor and Reconciling Ministries activist Karen Oliveto recently spoke at Foundry UMC in Washington, D.C. with this message: fight the exclusivity of morally conservative Christianity.

RFRA_Statehouse_March_16_2015

Union Theological Seminary Rips RFRA Laws

June 16, 2015

Union Theological Seminary bowed the knee to leftism. How has this affected its views of sexuality and religious freedom?

OperationChristmasChild

Do Conservative Christians Care About the Poor?

June 15, 2015

According to the stereotype, conservative Christians are obsessed with sexual issues like abortion and homosexuality and have no concern for the poor. Is true? If not, why does this stereotype persist?

Tony Campolo of Eastern University speaks at a 2009 press conference calling for protected status for transgender persons sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign. (Photo: Jeff Walton / IRD)

Does Campolo Announcement Signal Move From Evangelical Left to Post-Evangelical?

June 12, 2015

A longtime social justice activist and a former Christianity Today editor have announced their affirmation of same sex couples, signaling a gradual movement among politically liberal Evangelicals towards a reappraisal of historic Christian views on marriage and sexual ethics.

Transgender Priest

Transgender Troubles in the Church

May 29, 2015

The Church of England allows for transgender priests and is considering “second baptisms” for transgender identities, but is this Biblical?

burning church

“Reconciling” Conference Demands Abandonment of Historic Biblical Teaching

May 19, 2015

Speakers at a Reconciling Ministries Network conference in Florida attempt to connect LGBT advocacy with the mission of the civil rights movement.

Photo credit: Wikimedia.org

“Just Resolution” Reached in Complaint Against Evangelical United Methodist Pastor

April 1, 2015

This article may be a bit on the lengthy side, but you will want to read to the end of this report on an interesting new development. Rev. Dr. John Wesley Jones of First…

Pastor Jim Cowart with his family (Photo credit: harvestchurch4u.org)

Evangelicals Dominate Fastest-Growing Large United Methodist Churches

March 30, 2015

The fastest-growing large United Methodist congregations are overwhelmingly led by theologically orthodox senior pastors.