“Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time,” author Mary Demuth says.
Articles tagged “Sex”
To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.
Bras are the hottest item in the second-hand clothing market. A former pastor uses them to provide jobs for sex trafficking survivors in Sub-Saharan Africa.
“The table is not just a place for food,” says Leonard Sweet, “but a place for stories and ideas to mingle, interact, attract each other, argue with one another, and procreate.”
It’s time Christians think more seriously about when, what, where, how, and to whom we should share ourselves. Sometimes “authenticity” is just inappropriate.
The mega-church pastor hits hot topics head on. He even explains why he avoided discussing homosexuality but chose to talk about “bitches” and “hos.”
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.”
A Southern Baptist congregation created a media firestorm when they decided to accept LGBT persons. Though their parent denomination disagrees, they will not likely take action.
The president of Christians for Biblical Equality has quietly risen to prominence among those promoting gender equality in the church.