Dare to believe that Jesus was God

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For now and the next three days, allow yourself to believe that Jesus really was God. It will cost you nothing, and just possibly gain you everything. [Read more...]

A church for the unchurched?

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Is this a church for the unchurched? [Read more...]

85 million unchurched Christians. Is that good?

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Eighty-five million American Christians don’t go to church. Is that a good thing? [Read more...]

Farewell, Christians who won’t extend Jesus’ love to gay people

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The whole gay-Christian “debate” is like watching a great ocean wave rising and cresting. Soon enough it crashes onto the shore, all thunderous fury and spray. And then it is no more. [Read more...]

Why the surprise at learning how much evangelicals hate gay people?

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No one gets to declare that they follow the Prince of Peace while at the same time declaring that gay people deserve to be burned alive forever. [Read more...]

“My strategy worked for World Vision just like it did for Duck Dynasty,” says PR superstar

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“I hope pro-gay and anti-gay Christians fight forever. Then guys like me will keep getting richer and richer.” [Read more...]

From a young transgender man: “Tell me again that you love me.”

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There are so many ways to erase a mistake, correct a failing, eliminate an undesirable person. [Read more...]

To secretly gay-affirming pastors of conservative churches

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One year ago I met with the pastor of a large conservative church. It was a secret meeting: when I found the guy tucked into the corner of a coffee shop, he was practically wearing dark sunglasses and a wig. [Read more...]

Breaking news: United Methodist Bishop drops all charges against Thomas Ogletree, calls for end of “disciplining” UMC pastors who perform gay weddings

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The Bishop didn’t just drop the charges against Ogletree. He turned them into a huge brass bell he used to ring what will likely be remembered as the death knell of the anti-gay policy of the largest mainline Christian denomination in the world. [Read more...]

So beautiful. So simple. So right.

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Meet Brandon Towns, an eighth-grade science teacher from Dayton, Ohio. [Read more...]