While the future of the “kill the gays” bill is still up in the air in Uganda, American preacher Scott Lively is being sued by a a Ugandan LGBT group for crimes against humanity in a Massachusetts federal court.
Day: January 4, 2013
Western assumptions about cultural uniformity combined with Islamists bent on purging other faith groups are threatening the future of the Christian church in the Middle East.
Marcus Borg talks about reading the New Testament chronologically and what this approach teaches us about the early Church and about being a Christian.
For those who follow Jesus—actually taking his words to heart and do what he said—only one response seems possible. And it’s not gun control. It’s gun elimination.
The structures of Egypt’s economy will not yield without struggle. Restoration and rebuilding can been difficult and slow. Mercy, truth, justice and peace are hard won. But God leads us when we are committed to divine righteousness and justice rather than Egyptian-style greed and power.
At its meeting in December, the House of Bishops of the Church of England effectively lifted the 2005 ban that prevented gay clergy in civil partnerships from becoming bishops.
by Olivia Kuser I grew up with guns. My father taught me how to shoot a .22 when I was nine years old up at my grandparents place. He was a hunter, a fisherman and an outdoorsman, like most of the men I knew. Weekends, he went pheasant hunting or sometimes duck hunting, on either …