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Can Christians Still Celebrate July 4 after Same Sex Marriage?

July 4, 2015

Conservative Christians are in a funk after the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling. Some have wondered if traditional Christians, especially Evangelicals, typically known for their patriotic ardor, will ever think of America the same…

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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.

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IRD: Supreme Court Marriage Ruling ‘Fashion Over Law’

June 26, 2015

“There are no winners, and the biggest losers are children in America who are the chief victims of the breakdown of marriage and family,” says IRD’s Mark Tooley on the Supreme Court ruling.

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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.

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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?

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Defending Religious Freedom with Senator Lee

June 4, 2015

Christian individuals and institutions across the country are worried that they will face government discrimination if the Supreme Court mandates government recognition of same-sex marriage. The fear that the protection of Christians’ exercise of…

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What Our Bodies Teach About Marriage

May 22, 2015

On Tuesday Jason Lee Steorts, managing editor of National Review, published “An Equal Chance at Love: Why We Should Recognize Same-Sex Marriage.” Coming from a center-right publication, this article critiqued the “traditionalist” position against…

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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…

IRD's Chelsen Vicari speaks at Tuesday's traditional marriage rally.

IRD’s Chelsen Vicari Speaks at #1M1W Marriage Rally

April 28, 2015

The following remarks were made by IRD’s Chelsen Vicari, the Director of Evangelical Action, at Tuesday’s #1M1W marriage rally held outside of the Supreme Court while Obergefell v. Hodges oral arguments were heard. Thank you…

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How Many Millennials are Evangelical in Name Only?

March 25, 2015

Too many influential Evangelicals are willing to compromise anything that current culture dictates. This is cause for concern since the future of the family, missions, cultural health and success will be shaped by the…

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Joel Watts: Vote No on UMC “Centrist Movement” petition

March 12, 2015

Joel Watts critiques the new petition from the “United Methodist Centrist Movement” on theological as well as pragmatic grounds.