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Canadian Anglicans to Continue Same-Sex Ceremonies, Even After Failed Vote
The church’s bishops are “are not of one mind” on the definition of marriage.
United Methodist Court Keeps Core of New LGBT Legislation
(UPDATED) Traditional Plan survives legal review, but could still set the UMC on path to division over gay marriage and clergy as Judicial Council also approves exit plan for dissenting churches.
Christians Can’t Back Out of the Foster System Now
Bethany CEO: Too many kids need loving families. And that’s why we decided to comply with Michigan’s new requirements.
America’s Largest Christian Adoption Agency Lets LGBT Couples Foster in 1 of 35 States
After ACLU lawsuit, Bethany Christian Services shifts foster care placement policy to comply with Michigan’s new requirements.
Half of Pastors Worry Speaking Out on Social Issues Will Offend People
Protestant clergy feel the pressure around addressing LGBT identity and same-sex marriage, but that doesn’t mean they’ll change their message.
United Methodists Vote to Keep Traditional Marriage Stance
The UMC’s increasingly global delegation outweighs US push to shift LGBT positions, leading some progressive congregations to leave.
United Methodists’ LGBT Vote Will Reshape the Denomination
Pulled right and left by various factions of the global church, the UMC’s decision-making body meets this weekend to pick a path forward.
Going Dutch: Netherlands Imports Nashville Statement Controversy
Latest translation of US evangelical document on LGBT issues divides Dutch Bible Belt and leads to criminal threats against a Christian politician.
Christians Win the Great British Cake Off
In the UK version of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ashers Baking Company secures a bigger legal victory in the gay cake debate.
Azusa Pacific Reverses Approval for Gay Student Couples
Board of Trustees never sanctioned the recent code of conduct change. Now the wording's back to before.
Jackie Hill Perry: You Are Not Your Temptations
Three insights for understanding same-sex attraction and sanctification.
Support for Christians Refusing to Serve Same-Sex Weddings Goes ... Up
PRRI finds most demographics have shifted in favor of religious freedom for small wedding business owners like Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Jack Phillips.
For Black Evangelicals, How Does Masterpiece Cakeshop Compare to Jim Crow?
Four views on why African American Christians have mixed feelings about the Supreme Court’s first ruling on refusing services for same-sex weddings.
If Religious Liberty and LGBT Activists Want to Move Forward, the Courts Won’t Help
Why this legal scholar believes state legislatures are the best hope for resolving these persistent conflicts.
Will Supreme Court Cake Ruling Actually Help Christian Businesses?
Masterpiece Cakeshop case tests religious and LGBT rights, but justices choose the narrow way.
Christian Baker Wins Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop Case
Jack Phillips scores a major religious freedom victory—for himself, as ruling fails to resolve legal debate over LGBT accommodations and conscience rights of conservative Christians.
Biggest Mennonite Conference Leaves Denomination
In another same-sex marriage split, Mennonite Church USA loses a sixth of its members.
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.
‘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.
Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.
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