Pew: No Pope Francis ‘Effect’ Among US Christians
The pope remains popular, but hasn’t inspired people to join his church—or even roused Catholics to go to Mass more often.
The majority of Catholics said that the pontiff has done “a lot” or “a little” to make the church more accepting of homosexuality (74%), as well as divorce and remarriage (69%).
Weekend Edition - January 20, 2017
Rural churches, same-sex marriage, ICYMI, and church signs
Nevertheless, Evangelicalism is undergoing a similar winnowing over the issue of how to respond to homosexuality. The Grace of Church Discipline – Mark Galli.
Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage.
Peterson stated: Recently a reporter asked me whether my personal opinions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have changed over the years.
Finding My 'True Self' as a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
As Christians debate homosexuality in the context of our current culture, the church—like the rest of our country—is experiencing growing division and is now sharply polarized over an
‘You Can’t Just Tell Us What to Believe’
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness.
In previous decades, mainstream discourse on homosexuality had presented her with a false dichotomy: A person with same-sex attractions could either choose to totally embrace them
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
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 | Sexuality. How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality. Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
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.
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
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin. As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power.
The Great Supreme Court Cake-Off: Christian Bakers vs. Gay Weddings
UPDATED: The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, held oral arguments today.
and generally applicable” since Colorado sided with bakers who were charged with anti-religious discrimination for refusing to bake a cake with a message condemning homosexuality.
Responses to our October issue.
The author's position addresses this issue with great grace and clarity, not just for those wrestling with homosexuality but all of us who need to embrace the truth that sometimes God
Complementarians Issue New Manifesto on Gender Identity
CBMW’s Nashville Statement addresses shifting notions of sex and sexuality.
Christians who affirm same-sex relationships have pushed back against the statement—particularly a line that says approving of homosexuality and transgenderism “constitutes an
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.
What’s a Christian to Do with Statements and Confessions?
Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value.
What's a Christian to Do with Statements and Confessions? Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value. Mark Galli| October
Morning Roundup 4/16/15
Gay Marriage; Reparative Therapy; On Being a Campus Pastor
Americans who say they have gay or lesbian friends are twice as likely to agree gay marriage should be legal. Fewer than half of Americans say homosexuality is sinful.