When you're officiating only 1,400 weddings a year, you have plenty of time have conversations with the couples who are entering into this sacred covenant of "biblical marriage".
As exciting as it is to hear the alarm bells and read the hyperventilating emails, the truth is far less dramatic. Sorry, Sen. Cruz, but the government is not policing sermons for political correctness. It's not going to start tossing anti-gay preachers in jail.
It was a childrearing book. It sat on a bookshelf in our house for months until I couldn't stand the sight of it any more. Finally I got rid of it.
The original sin is not knowledge, it is rape. When men, women, and children are rendered powerless in the face of violence, there should be no tolerance for that.
Protecting Islam was his first pledge when Ashraf Ghani took leadership in Kabul yesterday.
Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.
We have to remember that a large cross-section of the American public, albeit not a majority, separate their own positive feelings towards gay people from the moral and political choices they make in life.
Climate justice, human rights, religion, and indigenous spirituality are all entwined and people are taking action in an unprecedented way this weekend.
Customers came from three states and the District of Columbia Sep. 14, 2014 to support Naughty Girl's Donuts after the high school student-operated ...
In primitive societies when the organizing principles were pretty simple, there were some basic rules that were strictly followed. For example, the ma...
Be Bold. I cannot think of a better call to action for people of faith who care about reproductive health, rights and justice.
I am convinced that most rank-and-file right-wing Christians are sincere and not cynical in the politics they embrace. Yet they have been so egregiously misled that even though they might be sincere, they are sincerely wrong according to the most fundamental moral and ethical imperatives of the Bible.
Climate scientists have assumed that the overwhelming weight of evidence would carry the day. It hasn't. Indeed, studies show that, when individuals are challenged with facts contrary to their core beliefs, those beliefs temporarily harden.
If you have ever developed one for a vision, a dream, a purpose, a cause where the struggle to see it through seems challenging and overwhelming but you do not know how to stop fighting, you have not lost your mind, your passion is intentional and deliberate, it is what keeps the engine running.
My entering the room of a dying 30-, 60- or 80-year-old to offer prayer exists amid the backdrop of torrential violence and global conflict.