The following is an expanded version of the sermon I gave at the end of the “Welcome One Another Fellowship Retreat”," annually offered by the newly named Team on LGBT Inclusion of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of North America.
This is a historic moment in the life of our country and world. More Light Presbyterians gives thanks for President Barack Obama's public statement of support for marriage equality today on ABC News in a special interview with Robin Roberts. With this statement of support, President Obama stands on the side of love and the right side of history.
Yesterday, President Obama declared his support for marriage equality. In an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts, President Obama told the country and the world that he has decided to support same sex marriage. What's more, he cited his Christian faith as a motivator in making his decisio
Equally Blessed, a coalition of four faith Catholic groups who work on behalf of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the church and wider society, released the following statement in response to Vice President Joe Biden’s comment on marriage equality made Sunday on Meet the Press:
By Believe Out Loud
Today, North Carolinians head to the polls to vote on Amendment One, which if passed would restrict marriage to straight couples. We encourage fellow Christians and other North Carolinian's to vote against Amendment One and stand supportively with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families.
The human face behind Methodist vote against LGBT equality
Following the international outcry over Sojourners decision to reject a Mother’s Day themed ad from Believe Out Loud, I penned a piece for Ship of Fools titled “
Methodist delegates from around the world are gathering in Tampa, FL, for the General Conference of the United Methodist Church. This meeting happens every four years, and it's the only opportunity to revise the Book of Discipline, which governs the denomination on every level.