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Christianity and Gay Marriage

Methodists Hit Crisis Point Over Gay Marriage

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute among United Methodists over recognition of same-sex couples has lapsed into a doctrinal donnybrook, pitting clergy who ...

Can Christians Handle Perfect Love?

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 09.02.2013 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

The first step is to simply realize and accept that fear and love cannot coexist, because pure love by nature does not allow or involve even the tiniest fraction of fear. Then we can begin to practice deciding how we will behave accordingly, and what we will accept from others.

The Problem With Assuming Liberal Christians Hate the Bible

Derek Penwell | Posted 08.31.2013 | Religion
Derek Penwell

Liberal Christians aren't liberal in spite of the Bible, but because of it. They don't pursue justice for LGBT people because they haven't read Scripture, but precisely because they have.

Church Of England Drops Opposition To Gay Marriage Bill

Posted 06.06.2013 | Religion

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey Religion News Service (RNS) Bishops in the Church of England, who had strenuously opposed a bid to allow same-sex marriag...

Obama's Spiritual Advisor 'Disappointed' By Gay Marriage Stance

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.10.2012 | Religion

-- The evangelical pastor who President Barack Obama calls his spiritual adviser says he's disappointed in the president's decision to endorse same-s...

Two Lesbians Raised A Baby: A Response

Ben Stevens | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion
Ben Stevens

Whether you vehemently disagree with homosexuality or participate in the local Pride parade every year, you ought to do so based on your convictions about the nature and morality of homosexuality itself.

Mainline Christianity's PR Problem

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 12.08.2011 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

This is not just the result of well-funded and energetic outreach by newer, more fundamentalist, denominations. It is also the result of our own complacency and lukewarmness.

Why I'm Not Marrying Any Gay Couples On July 25

Serene Jones | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Serene Jones

Our task as clergy is not to marry everyone who asks. It is to provide honest and caring direction to couples who seek to embark on that awesome task of binding their hearts and minds together.