Homosexuality

More than 100 Mennonite pastors and lay ministers released a letter in April to the Mennonite Church USA, calling for the denomination to extend full welcome to gay and lesbian people and inviting

Logan Isaac 6-01-2009

Should the government get out of the marriage business?

Brian McLaren 4-23-2009
Jonathan Merritt may be the most courageous Southern Baptist in America this week for his USA Tod
Cathleen Falsani 1-16-2009
The first openly gay Episcopal bishop.

The first female president of the Disciples of Christ.

Jim Wallis 10-16-2008
Pastor Adam Hamilton talks about how his suburban megachurch engages issues of social justice in the education system of their inner-city
Rev. Romal J. Tune 8-12-2008

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During the summer of 2003, my cousin and his girlfriend celebrated the birth of their son Glenn Molex, III. I remember getting the call from his father and hearing the pride in his voice when he told me about the birth. My cousin and his girlfriend live in the inner city and by social definitions, they are poor. But in spite of their financial situation, when [...]

Rev. Romal J. Tune 8-11-2008

As we draw closer to the candidate forum at Saddleback Church, I've had several conversations with clergy on the West Coast. Many are wondering if candidates will be asked about abortion and gay marriage. In California there is a ballot initiative on gay marriage, and I'm also hearing that this issue is on the ballot in Florida. No matter how much some people don't want to talk about it, these issues are not going away [...]

The tide of political priorities among white evangelicals may be turning.

Katie Hochstedler 4-01-2007

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

Michael TenBrink 1-01-2007

Thank you for including an article about Christians who are gay in the September-October 2006 issue (“Mutual Grace,” by Amy McDougall and Jake Nyberg).

Amy McDougall 9-01-2006

Gay rights activists seek - and find - dialogue on (some) Christian campuses.

Michael Melendez 6-01-2006

The April 2006 issue was well-written, especially the articles on abortion and immigration. Janet Parker’s article, “Can These Bones Live?” especially moved me.

Ed Spivey Jr. 2-01-2005
We're talking about REAL science, important science.
Rock has done the most to break down social conventions and cultural norms. So where are the gay rock stars?

St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church turned the tables on hate-monger Fred Phelps in May when Phelps brought 10 of his followers to protest the ordination of Anita Hill, a lesbian pastor.

Chris Rice 5-01-2000
Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place.

A recent consultation among United Methodist Church officials on the "authority of scripture and the nature of God’s revelation" acknowledged that the most divisive debates of the church hinge largely on one’s view of the nature and authority of the Bible. 

Andrew Schleicher 9-01-1999

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

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