A prominent religious journal has launched a movement encouraging pastors to refuse to perform marriages as representatives of the state. The concept is not entirely novel and isn’t just being proposed by conservatives. Americans should seriously consider it.
The magazine attacks a pro-evolution Christian group for presenting a pro-evolution Christian perspective at their gathering. No, seriously.
After a strong of scandals, some speculate that the NFL has become a haven for violent men. But one Christian NFL sports agent says that the problem isn’t limited to sports and is bigger than domestic violence.
The Syrian civil war has produced more than 3 million refugees, and U.N. officials are calling it “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.” But a collection of Christian relief organizations committed to ministering in the midst of catastrophe.
Saint are reminders that if you follow Jesus, in the words of Flannery O’Connor, “you will know the truth and the truth will make you strange.” We Protestants could use a few more of those if you ask me.
In the next several months, three major Christian organizations will host conferences representing a spectrum of views on sexuality and marriage. The first commences today.
Gushee is distinguished professor at a prominent Baptist university and co-author of one of the most popular Christian ethics books of the last 25 years. He’s also now an LGBT ally.
RNS’ Jonathan Merritt and Sarah Pulliam Bailey interview popular pastor and author John Mark Comer as they explore this tricky topic. Comer believes sex is not just “play for grown-ups,” but a “joining of body and soul…in self-giving love.”
The leader of one of the largest evangelical ministry conglomerates in the world says his church will not offer a “yes” or “no” on LGBT issues.