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Young Life Voted Off Campus at Duke
Another university objects to the ministry’s sexuality policy.
In the Face of Sexual Temptation, Repression Is a Sure-Fire Failure
How do we solve the problem of desire? Christian asceticism offers an alternative way.
Celebrate Sexual Ethics. Don’t Apologize for Them.Subscriber Access Only
We can take pride and joy in the historic, biblical view of human sexuality.
Both Purity Culture and Hook-Up Culture Failed Me
Then I found church fellowship.
What Christians Really Think About the Church’s Relationship Advice
New survey research sheds light on how believers navigate the stickier matters of dating and marriage.
PCA Sides With the Nashville Statement Over Revoice’s Approach
Evangelicals in favor of traditional marriage debate the place of LGBT identity in the church.
The Jonas Brothers, “The Bachelor,” and Our Culture’s Rejection of Sexual Purity
Perhaps the culture's aversion to the Christian sexual ethic is actually a rejection of its source.
Meeting Jesus as a Black Woman in a White City
I asked God to rescue me from a place I hated. He wanted me to stay put.
Celibate Gay Christians: Neither Shockingly Conservative nor Worryingly LiberalSubscriber Access Only
A new book uses stories and statistics to dispel stereotypes and suspicion.
A Major New Study Asks: How Does Church Affect Marital Health?
A recent report suggests that highly religious couples have better relationships and better sex. Domestic violence, however, is the same for them as their less religious neighbors.
I Used to Hide My Shame. Now I Take Shelter Under the Gospel.
How a gay atheist teenager discovered Jesus and stopped living undercover.
Waging a Smarter War on PornSubscriber Access Only
It’s a serious problem among evangelicals. But fixating on it might be missing the bigger picture.
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.
The Rise of Conversational Churches
Why a growing number of congregations are taking deliberate steps to relearn the habit of talking together.
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.
What Can Drug-Addicted Doctors Teach Porn-Addicted Pastors?
With the right approach, churches can give struggling ministers a fighting chance.
Azusa Pacific Drops Ban on Same-Sex Student Relationships, Again
Revised code of conduct shifts in favor of “uniform standards of behavior for all students.”
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.
The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
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.
Fixing the Fellowship Deficit in America’s Struggling Communities
Fixing the Fellowship Deficit in America’s Struggling Communities
Why collapsing cities and towns need something more than a better economy or a bigger government.
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