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Synod on the Family

Prospects and Perils for the Synod on the Family

August 28, 2015

A church which is liberalized in its response to the world will not advance or defend the Christian virtue of holiness, a key point of conflict between traditional Christianity and liberalism; really the key doctrine of God which is in dispute. It is also the key doctrine involved in the conflict in the western world over religious liberty.

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The Destruction of Freedom by LGBTQ “Equality”

August 14, 2015

Recently, several sites have reported a poll demonstrating that a vast majority of Americans want to protect religious freedom and believe that there exists a solution which both religious freedom and LGBTQ rights are…

The Rev. Benjamin David Hutchison, right, marries long-time partner Monty Hutchison on Friday, July 17, 2015, outside the Cass County Courthouse. The Rev. Hutchison recently was forced to resign from his post at the Cassopolis United Methodist Church because of his sexuality. Photo by Robert Franklin, courtesy of South Bend Tribune

Wesleyan Discipline Prevails

July 22, 2015

The UMC enforced its Book of Discipline by revoking Rev. Benjamin Hutchison’s pastoral status, following his admission that he is a practicing homosexual.

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5 Things I’ll Tell My Kids about the Supreme Court Marriage Decision

July 21, 2015

Editor’s note: This article is co-written by Alison Howard, Director of Alliance Relations at Alliance Defending Freedom and was originally published by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Click…

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There He Goes Again! Methodist Lobbyist Admits Not Consulting Jesus on Marriage

July 10, 2015

GBCS staffer Bill Mefford once again takes to social media to demonstrate what is wrong with the UMC’s lobby office.

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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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Marriage and Hope

July 6, 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court forcing recognition of same-sex “marriage” on the remaining states who have not abandoned reality for fantasy was tragic and demoralizing. As a Christian who loves his country,…

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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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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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Mutual Forbearance

July 1, 2015

The Presbyterian Church in the USA (PCUSA) has long boasted of their “big tent” approach to faith. To this end, the PCUSA has settled on a policy known as “mutual forbearance.” In a denomination…

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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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Robert George Discusses Same-Sex Marriage and Its Social Consequences

June 26, 2015

The end result, Professor George said, is that true equality among citizens and religious freedom is undermined. The concept of dignity, used by the Supreme Court in its decisions advancing homosexual practice and homosexual marriage, will be used to overcome claims of religious liberty and conscience.