How Did This Dad Reconcile His Faith with His Gay Son?

There’s a beautiful story at the Chattanooga Times Free Press by Joan Garrett about a Southern Baptist minister/father, his dying gay son, and the church that got in their way: Matt thought about the stories his son had told him in the hospital that weekend — stories of friends turned out of their families and [Read More…]

Maybe the Anti-gay Christians Can Remind Us Which Kind of Parents Are Bad…

Lucas Black also summarizes which parents are ideal and which are bad in the eyes of conservative Christians: GOOD: A straight man and woman. A homosexual man and homosexual woman. A bisexual woman and bisexual man. A homosexual man and a straight woman. A homosexual woman and a straight man. A bisexual man and a [Read More…]

A Church Is Hurting This City’s Economy

Riverdale, Illinois already has money trouble, but at least they’re getting about $50,000 a year in property tax from a nearby lot that sits vacant. Now, the Israel of God church wants to build on that land. That could mean even further devastation for the community: “Someone has to pay for it, and we have [Read More…]

Judge Tells Christian Counseling Student That Her School Was Right to Punish Her for Wanting to Convert Gay Clients

It was only a week ago when the Michigan House of Representatives passed the “Julea Ward freedom of conscience act,” an act that would ban schools from punishing, say, Christian counseling students who don’t want to help gay clients. Ward wasn’t the only Christian who refused to help people because of their sexual orientation. Jennifer [Read More…]

The Ugly Side of Modesty

Pop your blood-pressure meds, kiddos, because I’m about to take you on a carnival of terrible, horrible, no-good, very-bad gender relations, according to one conservative Christian website. We have to start by talking about “modesty.” In my opinion, the teaching of modesty to teen and preteen girls is one of the most toxic and divisive [Read More…]


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