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Choppy Waters Ahead: A Discussion with a UMC Bishop

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…

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The Coming Methodist Split?

June 22, 2014

Debates over same sex marriage are threatening to fracture the denomination.

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Stepping Up and Marching for Marriage

June 19, 2014

In order to strengthen the cause of marriage and family, the annual March for Marriage will be held on the Mall in Washington, DC this Thursday.

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Something Rotten? The State of Religious Freedom in Denmark

June 18, 2014

Is something rotten in the state of Denmark with regards to same-sex marriage and religious liberty?

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Is Biological Determinism on its Way Out?

June 12, 2014

Without the bedrock of biological determinism, the LGBTQ movement loses its legal luster. The assembling power of “discrimination” becomes, instead, the rather ignorable whimper of disagreement.

Adam Hamilton is senior pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection near Kansas City (photo credit: John Lomperis / IRD)

Response to Adam Hamilton’s Disconnectional “Way Forward” for the UMC

June 9, 2014

A response to Adam Hamilton’s plan for the United Methodist Church to follow the Episcopal Church’s liberalizing lead on sexual morality, while radically loosening the denomination’s connectional ethos and structure.

Defrocked UMC pastor Frank Schaefer speaks to a DC interfaith gay pride event. (Source: Twitter, @richardmosson)

Frank Schaefer Headlines DC Gay Pride Event

June 4, 2014

Former United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for performing a same-sex marriage in violation of church law, headlined the Washington D.C. Gay Pride Week’s interfaith service.

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Retired UM Bishop Presides Over Same-Sex Marriage Communion Service

May 30, 2014

Retired United Methodist Bishop Roy Sano has stepped up his involvement in the disobedience movement against the Book of Discipline’s same-sex marriage ban.

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Your Faith is Now Intrinsically Offensive. Are You Ready for the Fallout?

May 25, 2014

Picture a world in which Christianity has all but vanished with little hope of resurgence, a world where the marginalization of Christians has morphed into persecution and genocide…

Rev. Sara Thompson Tweedy, a married lesbian United Methodist elder who had charges against her dropped last week. (Photo courtesy of MIND)

Charges Dismissed Against Married Lesbian UMC Minister

May 8, 2014

Complaints filed against Rev. Sara Thompson Tweedy, a married lesbian elder in the United Methodist Church, were dismissed last week by New York Area Bishop Martin McLee.

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SYMPOSIUM: Why Churches That Oppose Same-Sex Marriage Attract Young Christians Students Like Me

April 5, 2014

Research has shown that while the rest of the U.S. has become more accepting of same-sex marriage, Evangelicals have stood firm in their convictions and this is true for older as well as for younger Evangelicals.

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World Vision Withdraws From the Brink

March 28, 2014

World Vision’s Monday policy was a muddle from the start and seemed like the construction of a clueless secular public relations firm.