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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.
Azusa Pacific University Changes, then Trustees Reinstate, Policy on Student Same-Sex Relationships
The trustees of Azusa Pacific University “reaffirm our responsibility to steward the Christ-centered mission” of APU.
Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)
Christian university is also now hosting a formerly underground LGBT student group.
What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church
My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn’t have to.
Jackie Hill Perry: I Loved My Girlfriend—but God Loved Me More
How an epiphany about the wages of my sin opened the door for his cleansing light.
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
What I've learned from both sides of a hard conversation.
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.
What’s a Christian to Do with Statements and Confessions? Subscriber access only
Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value.
I Never Became Straight. Perhaps That Was Never God’s Goal. Subscriber access only
Why I embraced the Bible's sexual ethic before I understood it.
Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage.
Eugene Peterson Shrugs
Why theological indifference is worse than progressivism.
LifeWay Prepared to Stop Selling The Message Over Eugene Peterson’s LGBT Comments
When asked about same-sex marriage, popular evangelical author goes in a different direction.
Supreme Court to Decide If Christian Businesses Must Serve Gay Weddings
Colorado baker faces fines for refusing cakes for same-sex couples.
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.
Texas Adoption Law Could Jumpstart Christian Agencies Again
Some providers paused services out of fear of legal backlash for not placing children with gay couples.
'Moonlight' Is a Flawed, But Rewarding Exercise in Christian Empathy Subscriber access only
The Oscar favorite's portrayal of black, gay experience is at odds with a biblical sexual ethic—but for some, it might be worth the discomfort.
LifeWay Stops Selling Jen Hatmaker Books over LGBT Beliefs
(UPDATE) Hatmaker says she doesn't need to defend her decision.
InterVarsity Asks Staff to Choose a Stance on Sexuality Subscriber access only
Campus ministry's push for theological consistency prompts painful backlash.
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.
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