Day: September 27, 2011

The Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon honored

Dixon “has been a trailblazer within her own church, opening doors for women and members of” the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community “and demonstrating compassionate inclusion in her ministry.”

Transgender kids: painful quest to be who they are

When children insist that their gender doesn’t match their body, it can trigger a confusing, painful odyssey for the family. And most of the time, these families face isolating experiences trying to decide what is best for their kids, especially because transgender issues are viewed as mysterious, and loaded with stigma and judgment.

God and the global markets

According to World Values Survey data, only 19 percent of Norwegians believe in hell, compared with 72 percent of Americans, and yet the World Bank suggests the average Norwegian has $5,000 more a year in income

The Golden Rule

How many injustices and how much violence might have been avoided had Christians been faithful to our Rabbi and his teaching: “Do not judge… How can you say to your neighbor, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while the log is in your own eye? …In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.”