Be Who You Are and Help the Church Be the Church

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One cannot fault any of our LGBT sisters and brothers for their dislike of Christians and their churches. However, as Paul wrote, there is “a more excellent way.” [Read more...]

What to Do About ISIS: A Christian’s Anguish


When I think about ISIS and what our response as a nation should be to their reign of terror my soul is in anguish. Why the anguish? Does ISIS not completely devalue human life and are they not committed to the utter destruction and mass enslavement of all people who refuse to surrender allegiance to [Read More...]

Dr. Albert Mohler versus musician Michael Gungor: Who is on the verge of theological peril?

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Could the struggle with, against, and for power be behind much of what is today being written and spoken about the Bible? Could THAT struggle turn a reasonable, balanced thinker into a dogmatic fundamentalist? [Read more...]

Baptist pastor calls for sexually ethical understanding of divorce


Contrary to what many opponents of same-sex marriage would want us to believe, Jesus did not argue against divorce because he was inflexibly committed to some divine law or ideal plan that was encapsulated in Genesis 2:24. [Read more...]

Left Behind (for being gay)

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A woman’s childhood fears return, big time. [Read more...]

Baptist pastor on why the Bible supports LGBT equality


I believe that Christians who condemn LGBTQ persons are not only misinterpreting Scripture and standing on the wrong side of history (like the pro-slavery Christians once were), they are also betraying the very one they call their Lord. [Read more...]

From the Christian mother of a transgender teen


Thank you, beyond words, to all the Christians out there who know the difference between God’s love and man’s hate. [Read more...]

When is the Southern Baptist Convention a cult?


Not much that comes out of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) shocks me anymore. As a resident of the south for 15 years, I witnessed the enforced hegemony of the Southern Baptists, and on a number of occasions was … [Read more...]