British Government Affirms Christmas at Work
New report details when workers' faith expression is protected and when it can get them fired.
examples of Christian employees who were wrongfully discriminated against at work, including a daycare worker fired for responding to a question about homosexuality and a British
What Americans Think of What Evangelicals Think of Religious Liberty
How both sides of the debates over same-sex marriage, transgender bathroom access, and employer-provided contraception feel about each other.
Almost 9 out of 10 Americans know someone who is gay or lesbian (87%), and those people are more likely to say homosexuality is morally acceptable (19%) than those who don't
Pew: More Sermons Endorse Clinton
Fewer pastors are politically engaged this election; fewer still are speaking for Trump from the pulpit.
speak out about political issues. The most common issues: religious freedom (40%), homosexuality (39%), and abortion (29%). Candidates come up most
Methodists Won’t Vote on Gay Marriage This Year After All
(UPDATE) With a narrow vote to pass same-sex questions to committee, Methodists band-aid over rumors of split.
100-plus proposals on what the United Methodist Church (UMC) should do about human sexuality—from deleting its Book of Discipline's stance that homosexuality is “incompatible with
The Bible Joins Fifty Shades Among Top 10 Most Challenged Books
Move over, 'Fun Home.' More people asked American schools and libraries to remove Scripture last year.
the only reason cited. The majority of listed reasons reference sex, be it sexually explicit content, homosexuality, or sex education. The ALA notes that
Are Young Evangelicals More Liberal Than Their Parents?
There is a common idea today that young evangelicals are liberating themselves from conservatism, but is that true?
It is fair to say that, in the last few years, it is likely that young evangelicals have shifted in their views a bit on some of these issues, namely ones surrounding homosexuality.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality
Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
Opinion. How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality. Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
Bible on Demand: What 160 Million People Searched Scripture For in 2015
Bible Gateway offers year-end analysis of the most-popular verses and chapters, and whether anyone finished their Bible-in-a-year reading plans.
The weekend after the US Supreme Court's same-sex-marriage decision in June, searches for “homosexuality,” “abomination,” and “Sodom and Gomorrah” spiked. (So did “rainbow.”).
Morning Roundup 7/14/15
United Church Aids Palestinians; Post-Christendom; Ranking Religions Acceptance of SSM
coworker, classmate, teammate, etc.). Ranking religions on acceptance of homosexuality and reactions to SCOTUS ruling—Tobin Grant. Tobin Grant provides
Morning Roundup 7/27/15
Donald Trump's Faith; Burning Man 2015; Evangelicals and Gay Marriage
Evangelicals stand alone in their strong opposition to gay marriage in particular and to homosexuality more broadly. Most American Catholics support gay marriage.
An Embarrassing Week for Christians Sharing Fake News
Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. You embarrass us all when you do.
lawsuit. Just Google to see how many websites ran recent stories about a guy suing Bible publishers because the verses on homosexuality are offensive.
Morning Roundup 8/25/15
Influential Churches; Christians and Fake News; Creating Margin
A Michigan man was seeking $70 million from two Christian giants, claiming they — by publishing editions of the Bible referring to homosexuality as a sin — caused "me or anyone who