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Rainbow Church

Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Gay Marriage Decision

July 7, 2015

LGBT-affirming churches are openly celebrating the gay marriage decision as a gift from God. What impact will this have on faithful churches in a post-Obergefell v. Hodges world?

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Of Courts and Churches

July 2, 2015

The logic employed by the Court to justify gay marriage strongly resembles that of Church figures who do the same. Is this a fluke? Or are they using the same playbook?

Episcopal General Convention

Episcopal Church Enacts Gender-Neutral Marriage

July 1, 2015

The Episcopal Church’s General Convention has authorized a gender-neutral marriage rite that officially brings same-sex marriage to the denomination.

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Episcopal General Convention Begins This Week

June 23, 2015

Deputies from across the Episcopal Church will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah for the denomination’s triennial General Convention beginning this week.

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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…

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We Are Lowly and Humble Confessors

April 22, 2015

Traditional forms of western Christianity like Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism use a form of meditative prayer, especially during Lent and Holy Week, called “The Way of the Cross” as a means of remembering the…

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IRD: Defend Christian Businesses Against ‘Lynch Mobs’ of Secular Groupthink

April 6, 2015

A small town Indiana pizzeria has experienced a dramatic reversal of fortune just days after shutting its doors in the face of condemnation and threats.

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Same-Sex Marriage and Missing Churches

March 20, 2015

In a report on same-sex marriage and churches, Religion News Service lists a tiny Baptist denomination that supports it, and omits dozens of larger churches that do not.

Derrick Harkins

Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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Some Perspective on UMC “Disobedience” Campaign

November 19, 2014

For all of its bluster and noise, the “biblical disobedience” movement only represents an unimpressively tiny number of all United Methodist clergy.

Frank Schaefer

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?”