Gay Marriage Harms Straight Marriage. How?

On ChristianPost.com today I found the article I’ve been looking for.  We’ve all heard it said that gay marriage harms straight people.  Until today, I’d never heard HOW.  It came from Gary Bauer, a Reagan cabinent member and Ivy League lawyer.  Bauer says a lot of Christians think it doesn’t affect them but it does.  Here, he says, is how…
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Are “Mainline” Denominations Getting Hip?

The most hip church I’ve ever heard of is one pastored by Jay Bakker, son of Jim and Tami Faye.  His church meets in a bar in New York City.  Most of its revenue comes from fans who replay the service on the internet and donate.  He is not only accepting of gays, he does…
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So Much Sin, So Little Time

In his popular book, God is Not One,  Professor Stephen Prothero attempts to capture what the great faiths of the world are all about in just a sentence or two.  He tries to see each faith from the practicioner’s point of view instead of that of the theologian’s.  What do preachers preach about and what does…
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The “It’s What We Believe” Defense

Over the last few years many Chrisitan spokespersons have justified their anti gay marriage political activity by saying, “Our faith does not teach approval of marriage between gays.”  Recently, I’ve seen this argument in writings by Chuck Colson and Albert Mohler, Jr. Some of us are old enough to remember the politics of segregation.  In defending the…
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Which Of These Two Versions Will Be Most Popular?

Let’s be honest, most Christians do not spend much time reading or trying to understand the Bible.  If they go to church they hear a little bit each Sunday.  But, I would guess most do not think about what they heard again. I mention this because there is so much discussion about the new fork…
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