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TIMELINE: LGBT People and the Recent Church
Originally Posted: 12/15/2014 - 1:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jenna Barnett A timeline on the church concerning the LGBT community.  The recent history of the church’s tre ...

Gay Debate Challenges Traditional Definitions of ‘Evangelical’
Originally Posted: 12/02/2014 - 9:27am | Type: Blog

Growing cultural acceptance of homosexuality is leading many Christians to reconsider their historic opposition. As intractable as the debate itself can be, American evangelicals nonetheless are experiencing l ...

The Professor Who Taught Us What a Real Evangelical Looks Like
Originally Posted: 05/01/2014 - 8:49am | Type: Blog

What is the best meaning of the word “evangelical?" Perhaps this: a deep belief in Jesus, a consistent commitment to follow Jesus, and a real love for Jesus — one who applies Jesus’ life and teachings to ...

Christian Leaders Respond to DOMA Decision
Originally Posted: 06/27/2013 - 9:36am | Type: Blog

“DOMA is dead.” “DOMA is dead.” Such were the chants heard outside the United States Supreme Court yesterday when it was announced that the highest judicial body in the nation ...