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November 28, 2014
While it’s unlikely that John Paul watched dysfunctional-family Christmas movies, he knew the difficulties families face and saw ministry to families as “an inescapable requirement of the work of evangelization.”
November 22, 2014
In his new book Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity, Anthony Esolen uses his considerable wit and insight to break our self-deceit, the lies we tell ourselves about life, sex, meaning, and marriage.
October 27, 2014
Cultural and religious analysts and Twitter pundits alike hurled their accusations of hatred and bigotry with the hopes internet bullying would silence discussions of biblical sexuality.
October 6, 2014
Johnson pledged that from now on, any United Methodist minister in her jurisdiction who “officiate[s] or host[s] a same-gender ceremony” will have complaints against them “handled swiftly”.
September 23, 2014
Same-sex marriage is a difficult reality Christians must face, and yet it will not go away, and will require that Christians faithfully, unflinchingly confront it.
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.”
August 7, 2014
It is commonly supposed that ours is a culture that worships sex. “50 Shades of Grey” was a publishing phenomenon and the movie trailer a smash hit on YouTube. Sadly, it is not that our culture worships sex too much, but rather we do not worship it enough.
July 22, 2014
The great danger for believers convinced of the clear statements of Christ and the apostles on marriage, the family, and sexuality is that the Synod will recommend that formal sanction be given to the practical acceptance of people not conforming to Christ’s teaching, without any change in their lives.
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
Of course, the term “liberal Protestant” in the Millennial mind means the Mainlines, which conjure up the smell of must, organ bellows, cheap coffee, and watered-down Tang. That’s not hip or energetic enough.