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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.

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Renewal and Reform Coalition Decries Talbert Resolution as “Inadequate, Unfitting, and Improper”

January 26, 2015

United Methodist renewal leaders stand united in decrying Talbert resolution, calling for corrective action by bishops, annual conferences, and General Conference.

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Understanding the Judicial Council Ruling in the Schaefer Decision

November 7, 2014

The question we should be asking right now is, “what does this Decision mean for the larger Church?”

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Southern Baptists’ Surprising Tones Towards Sexuality

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.

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2014 Diane Knippers Memorial Lecture by Robert George on Marriage & Religious Liberty

October 18, 2014

Professor Robert George, an IRD emeritus board member, holds Princeton University’s McCormick Chair in Jurisprudence and is the founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He is vice chairman…

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Evangelicals, Marriage Equality, and Moral Absolutes

September 24, 2014

Editor’s note: A version of this article was published by TheBlaze. Telling the public that you’re an evangelical who believes the Bible is God’s infallible word, while advocating for same-sex marriage, doesn’t act as…

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Faithfully Confronting the Reality of Same-Sex Marriage

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.

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Film Warns of Secularism’s Religious Repression

August 16, 2014

“There is a window of opportunity to fight” for American religious freedom, scholar Eric Metaxas warns in the upcoming documentary One Generation Away: The Erosion of Religious Liberty.

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Garrett-Evangelical Goes Gay?

August 10, 2014

The president of the United Methodist-affiliated Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has announced a year-long “conversation” about homosexuality and LGBT rights.

Maddy Chumley of North Texas, a teenage member of the board of the directors of the UMC's General Board of Discipleship, presides at a GYPCLA session.

Young United Methodists Reject Gay Marriage

July 23, 2014

During its quadrennial meeting in the Philippines, the UMC’s Global Young People’s Convocation and Legislative Assembly (GYPCLA) rejected three resolutions to affirm homosexual behavior.

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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…