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Blog Oct, 14, 2011
Pastor Fired For Applauding End Of DADT

Two nights ago I got this email:

Greetings John,  

Blog Oct, 04, 2011
Meet Scott Anderson, Soon To Be First (Openly) Gay Minister Ordained By Presbyterian Church

“Our pastor is gay! Our pastor is gay! How can we possibly continue being Christians now?!” 

Blog Oct, 03, 2011
Dan Savage On LGBTQ Bullies: Why The Church Must Change

I've always appreciated Dan Savage's brutal honesty, and to-the-point bluntness. Just look at Rick Santorum. Back in 2003, the former U.S.

Blog Oct, 03, 2011
Christians Should Be More Than "Gay Okay"

I was talking to a man recently who has been coming to our church after a small group discussion we had about faith and sexual orientation. His perspective really bothered me at the time, but I wasn't sure why.

Blog Sep, 28, 2011
Top 5 Questions (With Answers) To LGBT Acceptance

In my 30 years as any advocate for God's love for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, I've had countless conversations with those who think differently from me about God, Scripture and the place of the LGBT faithful in the church.

Blog Sep, 26, 2011
Unpacking The Sojourners Snafu

After the book God's Politics became a best-seller in 2004, the accompanying website launched two years later became the "go to" place for conversations that tried to broaden the definition of what it meant to be a follower of Christ.

Blog Sep, 21, 2011
Mainstream Christians Must Stand Up To The Religious Right

In August, fundamentalist preacher Dr. Michael Brown organized a regimen of red shirted Bible-thumpers to infiltrate Charlotte’s gay pride event.

Blog Sep, 21, 2011
People Of Faith Mobilize To Defeat NC Anti-LGBT Amendment

Here we go again.

Last week, the North Carolina state legislature passed a proposed anti-LGBT constitutional amendment that would ban any legal relationship recognition for same-sex couples. The amendment now proceeds to the ballot for a statewide vote during the May 2012 primary.

This time, we’re ready.

Blog Sep, 20, 2011
The Inevitable Rise Of Progressive Christianity

It is inevitable that Christians who would now be described as “liberal” will be the overwhelming majority of Christians in America. That sea change, the waters of which we already feel swelling everywhere around us, can no sooner be stopped than can the moon passing across the night sky.