Conservative Christians’ new scare word

In the fight over gay rights, conservative Christians have a new enemy. No, it isn’t a politician or activist or organization. It isn’t a noun at all, in fact, but rather a verb: normalize.

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Russell Moore: Pope Francis for evangelicals?

Both are powerful, fresh-faced religious leaders of massive conservative Christian bodies whose behaviors and statements excite, infuriate, and confuse both conservatives and progressives by turns. Are they paving the way for a future expression of faith that we’ve only begun to imagine?

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Southern Baptists cozy up to GOP after pulling back

Southern Baptists are platforming Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio at their forthcoming mission conference, but in April they disinvited Ben Carson from their pastors’ conference. When it comes to partisanship, it looks like America’s largest Protestant denomination has taken one step forward and two steps back.

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