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-Jimmy Carter Says Jesus Would Approve Of Gay Marriage

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter said this week that he believes Jesus would approve of gay marriage.  From the Blaze: “I believe he would. I believe Jesus would. I don’t have any verse in scripture…” Carter responded when asked by HuffPo Live host Mark Lamont Hill whether Christ would embrace same-sex nuptials. “I believe that Jesus […]

-UK Sharia Judge: ‘We Can’t Ask Muslims Not to Have More than One Wife’

Monday, July 6th, 2015

And so it begins. There is a polygamous family in Montana trying to apply for a marriage license and seeking ‘marriage equality’ for three. Also there are literally hundreds of articles on the internet asking why polygamy or polyamory should not now be also a civil right after the recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex […]

-Oregon: Bakers Who Refused to Make a Same-Sex Wedding Cake Are Fined and Silenced

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Christian bakers in Oregon who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding have been fined $135,000 and in addition have been ordered not to talk about it. Here’s the story from the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal: Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian finalized a preliminary ruling today ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, the […]

-Episcopal Church Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The Episcopal Church is holding a conference this week in Salt Lake City. They became the 2nd major American denomination to respond to the Supreme Court decision on marriage from that city. However, the responses were entirely different. The Mormon Church (LDS) authorities rejected the SCOTUS redefinition of marriage while the Episcopal Convention voted to […]

-LDS Church (Mormon) Response to Supreme Court Marriage Decision

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

          (LDS Temple -Salt Lake: Wikipedia) The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has issued an official response to the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. A letter supporting traditional marriage and prohibiting same-sex marriages and celebrations in their churches and on their properties has been sent out to […]

-Hillary Clinton on Supreme Court Marriage Decision: Possible Implications for Religious Liberty?

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

           (Image: Hillary Clinton) Among the politicians running for President in 2016, all of them quickly responded to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. While most of the Republican candidates were concerned about religious liberty, Hillary Clinton may have a different idea. Here’s what Hillary had to say: "From Stonewall to the Supreme […]

-Are Conservative Christians Now Cultural Exiles?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

I have literally read hundreds of different responses to the Supreme Court decision on marriage. One major theme coming across from both sides of the spectrum is that the tide has shifted in America against conservative Christians. Many saying that the future is now bleak for those who still believe in the teaching and authority […]

-Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage: Implications for Religious Liberty

Friday, June 26th, 2015

In a monumental decision by the slimmest of margins same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. The justices of Supreme Court of the United States ruled in a 5-4 decision that the 14th Amendment applies in this case and homosexual marriage can no longer be banned in any state of the union. Justice […]

-Southern Baptists Vote to Uphold ‘God’s Definition of Marriage’ Regardless of SCOTUS

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

The Southern Baptist Convention voted yesterday to support traditional marriage between one man and one woman regardless of what SCOTUS decides is legal for the nation. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Messengers for the Southern Baptist Convention voted Tuesday afternoon in favor of Resolution 5, which among other things, prayerfully calls for the […]

-Evangelicals: A Parting of the Ways Over Same-Sex Marriage?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Just a year ago we predicted that evangelical leaders and churches would soon be forced to choose which way they were going to go when it comes to same-sex marriage and homosexuality. This week Tony Campolo, professor emeritus at American Baptist-affiliated Eastern University and David Neff, former editor of Christianity Today came out in support […]