Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today – Part 6 of 9: Why United Methodist Liberals are Now Focusing on “Biblical Disobedience”

by (@JohnLomperis) December 15, 2013

An explanation of why liberal United Methodists are at this point turning their energies to the church-destructive “biblical [dis]obedience” movement. Part 6 of 9 from UM Action Director John Lomperis’s recent “Rebuilding and Defending United Methodism Today” speech.

#Facepalm Friday: Dear Theo, My Partner Wants an Open Relationship

by (@lukemoon1) July 26, 2013

The United Church of Christ has an advice column on its official website.  This week a reader is caught between embracing polyamory and stifling his partners lust with old fashioned monogamy.  It is hard to pick the best bit of wisdom offered by Theo.  Perhaps it is, “Whenever I don’t know what to do, I […]

Whips, Handcuffs, Leather and…Restraint?

by (@TheIRD) May 2, 2013

By Jeff Gissing (@JeffGissing) As our culture continues to grapple with the meaning of marriage, the Washington Post reported that vocal advocates of polyamory in the Unitarian Universalist church are detrimental to legal recognition of same sex marriage. You can read the original Post article here and the IRD’s commentary here. Many traditionalists have asked […]

Are the Polyamorists Next in Line for Marriage Equality?

by (@lukemoon1) March 26, 2013

By Luke Moon (Twitter: @lukemoon1) There was an interesting article in the Washington Post last week about some polyamory activists in the Unitarian-Universalist Church.  It seems the folks fighting for so-called “marriage equality” would prefer the polyamorists keep quiet.  The last thing the same-sex marriage advocate want is for the real marriage activists to say, […]

Religion Predictions for 2013

by (@TheIRD) January 7, 2013

By Mark Tooley (@MarkDTooley) America remains overwhelmingly religious in a world that is largely growing more religious, with fast growing Christianity increasingly competing for souls with Islam globally, especially in Africa but also Asia. Religion will be a top news maker in 2013 no less than in 2012. Here are some projections of likely stories […]