Category Archives: Homosexual Issues

Protecting Marriage: Ironic promotional language for a session at the forthcoming NRB Convention

The headline of a promotional email for a session at the National Religious Broadcasters convention reads: “Protecting Marriage: How to Get the Media Message Right for This Generation.” So how can we explain Protecting Marriage to this generation? (By which … Continue reading

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Vision Problems: 6 causes of World Vision’s PR debacle

World Vision, the giant international Christian relief and development organization, made two announcements last week. I was shocked and disappointed by both. The nature of my alarm was somewhat different than what I’m reading among my friends who share my … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer on Marriage

Saw this appropriate passage in the midst of this new national debate on the definitions and characteristics of marriage.  It is from Letters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  (h/t to my Facebook friend WIllim Sulik)    ‎”Marriage is more than your … Continue reading

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New chapter added in Americans: The Novel

John Ralston is gay, an active Christian, and a key character in Americans: The Novel. He is introduced in today’s addition to the online novel: Never lacking in energy or creativity,  was a favorite with the children and was also active in … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A in damage control mode because gay people eat chicken, too

You have to look pretty hard to find a reason to criticize Chick-fil-A, the extraordinary Atlanta-based fast food chain, championed by cows and bolstered by the claim: “We didn’t invent chicken, just the chicken sandwich.” The only chain restaurant in … Continue reading

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Joel Osteen: “Scripture shows homosexuality is a sin”

Joel Osteen is making news for his interview with much-hyped Larry King replacement Piers Morgan. Osteen is not particularly good in an interview, particularly when the discussion delves into sensitive topics. He gets a little too soft and he looked … Continue reading

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Interesting when stereotypes are shredded: Gay conservatives campaign against Barney Frank, House Democrats

You’ve got to love this. A political group of gay conservatives will begin airing ads against a handful of Democratic candidates on Monday, including a spot against openly gay congressman Barney Frank of Massachusetts. In a statement, GOProud declares that … Continue reading

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What is the role of followers of Christ in the public arena?

As we close in on an important election day it is a good time to ask this question:  What is the role of individual followers of Christ in the public arena? By this I do not mean solutions presented by … Continue reading

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Gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal “googled” by angry Georgian

 I had noticed that every time I saw Nathan Deal’s name on the Internet I also saw a Google ad or an article about his ethics. Deal is the GOP’s candidate for governor of Georgia against Democrat Roy Barnes, a former governor of … Continue reading

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Most Interesting Stories for Monday Morning: Supercharged Wi-Fi, an evangelical speaks on climate change, a return to modesty, and more

1. Supercharged Wi-Fi Everywhere?:  FCC move may allow for stronger, faster networks that will extend broadband signals to bypassed rural areas and eliminate annoying dead zones. wireless Internet This month, the F.C.C. is likely to approve what could be an … Continue reading

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