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The Failure to Repeal 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Should Concern All of Us
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

"After more than 50 years in the military and politics, I am still amazed to see how upset people can get over nothing. "After more than 50 years in the military and pol ...

God Loves Gays, and So Should We
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/09/23/god-loves-gays-and-so-should-we/"></a>This summer, while at my favorite lake in Maine, I read Andrew ...

Ignoble Indifference: Evangelicals, Race, and GLBT Issues
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

[<a href="../tag/emergent-and-race/">Read more of this blog conversation</a> in response to the <em>Sojourners </em>magazine article "<a href="http://www.so ...

Open the Discussion
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Maxine Sitts Tom Breckenridge Thank you for printing the eloquent letter from Nancy Can ...

Take a Risk
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

SFW, Brother River Damien Sims Sojourners has great articles, and advocates for people whom no one else will advocate for. But I will not ...

Can We Talk?
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 3:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brian D. McLaren The Manhattan Declaration’s harder challenge. Nobody I’ve ever met likes abortion and conside ...

Is Christianity a Straitjacket?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Would you be interested in getting to know someone if all you knew about her was what she didn't do?</p> Would you be interested in getting to know someone if all you k ...

Family Research Council: Homosexual Behavior Should Be Criminalized in America
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

What kind of place will gay people have in our society? The debate rages on--in the military as well as the church. What kind of place will gay people have in our society? The deb ...

Another Injustice
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Cannon Despite my great respect for Sojourners magazine and its staff, I find myself disappointed, once again, as I scan the pages o ...

Where are the Other Christian Voices Against Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

As a career missionary to Africa, I fear what would happen to me on judgment day if I didn't speak out against what is happening in Uganda right now in the name of Christ. As ...

Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill: A Betrayal of Christ's Teachings
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

There are times in the "culture wars" when a very diverse group of religious leaders can come together across the political spectrum in a common cause. There are times i ...

Ending AIDS' Stigma
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday. President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday. The president signed into legislation The Rya ...

The Media's Favorite Catholic Culture Warrior
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Just in time for Halloween, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is once again spooked about all those "radical secularists" lurking ominously behind ever corner. ...

The State and the Union
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Logan Laituri Should the government get out of the marriage business? In April, Vermont and Iowa effectively l ...

Mennonites Call Church to Confess
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi More than 100 Mennonite pastors and lay ministers releas ...

Evangelicals Need to Love Gay People
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Jonathan Merritt may be the most courageous Southern Baptist in America this week for his <a href="http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2009/04/an-evangelicals-plea-love-the-sinner.html#more"><em& ...

On the Corruption of a Young Evangelical
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&amp;pageId=84943">Philis Schlafly, a long time leader of the Religious Right</a> and known for her opposition to the Equal ...

Look Who's Praying at the Inauguration
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop.</p> <p>The first female president of the Disciples of Christ.</p> The first openly gay Episcopal bishop. The first fem ...

In Support of Rick Warren
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

<a title="blocked::http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?author=147 Posts by Valerie Elverton Dixon" href="../?author=147"></a></p> ...

Audio: Adam Hamilton on How His Megachurch Does Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Pastor Adam Hamilton talks about how his <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2811">suburban megachurch</a> engages issues of social justice in the education system of their ...

Wedge Issues (Part 2)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

[...<a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2008/08/wedge-issues-part-1-by-romal-t.html">continued from part 1</a>]</p> [... continued from pa ...

Wedge Issues (Part 1)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

As we draw closer to the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/21/us/politics/21church.html">candidate forum at Saddleback Church</a>, I've had several conversations with clergy on ...

The New Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

June G. Vajda Richard Babb The tide of political priorities among white evangelicals m ...

Code Words
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Katie Hochstedler I was disappointed with Sojourners on reading "Family Matters" (by Julie Polter, January 2007). ...

Choosing Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael TenBrink Thank you for including an article about Christians who are gay in the September-October 2006 issue (“Mutual Grace,” by A ...

Mutual Grace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy McDougall Jake Nyberg Gay rights activists seek - and find - dialogue on (some) Ch ...

Accepting Incivility
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael Melendez The April 2006 issue was well-written, especially the articles on abortion and immigration. Janet Parker’s article, “C ...

Lab-Tested and Ready
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. We're talking about REAL science, important science. Now that a chastened G ...

Rock's Little Secret
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Rock has done the most to break down social conventions and cultural norms. So where are the gay rock stars? ...

Turning the Tables on Hate
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 9:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church turned the tabl ...

What I Learned When I Opened My Mouth About Gay Rights
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place. In all my 17 years in Mississipp ...

Churches Continue Discussions on Scripture, Homosexuality
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler A recent consultation among United Methodist Church officials on the "authority of scripture and the nature of God’s rev ...

Jobs for Everyone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher A bipartisan group of House and Senate members re-introduced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (EDNA) in June. ...

Many Members, One Body
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Wes Granberg-Michaelson Homosexuality should not become a litmus test of who's in or out of God's favor ...

Holding It Together
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 2:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tony Campolo Peggy and Tony Campolo dialogue about the church and homosexuality. Tony: The matter of homo ...

Practicing What We Preach
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos The brutal and tragic killing of Matthew Shepard last fall makes it clear that Christians need a more mature resp ...

A Charge Against Gay Union
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher The Environmental Working Group resigned last October from a presidential advisory panel created to bring together farm ...

Mennonite Congregation Ousted
Originally Posted: 06/18/2014 - 8:53am | Type: Magazine Article

Marian Abrecht Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Germantown Mennonite Church, the oldest contin ...