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-Controversy: Evangelical Ministry Declares Employees Must Hold Evangelical Beliefs?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

A huge controversy has risen after an evangelical campus ministry has declared that all of its employees adhere to a traditional evangelical/Biblical understanding of marriage. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: InterVarsity is an Evangelical Christian organization, and people who work at InterVarsity are, not surprisingly, expected to hold evangelical beliefs.  … But why is […]

-UK: Christian Postgraduate Student Expelled for Opposing Gay Marriage

Monday, February 29th, 2016

A Christian postgraduate student in the UK has been expelled from a university for expressing his opposition to gay marriage in a Facebook post. Here’s the story from The UK Telegraph: A Christian postgraduate student has been expelled from his course, effectively ending his chances of a career as a social worker, for voicing opposition […]

-Is a Christian View of Marriage Now Psychotic?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

A recent study claims that those who hold traditional Christian views about marriage and homosexuality may be mental ill and even psychotic. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The study by Giancomo Ciocca et. al., "Psychoticism, Immature Defense Mechanisms and a Fearful Attachment Style are Associated with a Higher Homophobic Attitude," was published in […]

-Kentucky: Christian County Clerk in Jail for Civil Disobedience

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

A county clerk in Kentucky was jailed for refusing to issue licenses for same-sex marriages . Here’s the story from USA Today: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, whom U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning has placed in the custody of U.S. marshals ready to take her to Boyd County jail, said through her lawyers that […]

-Oregon Bakers Send Out Free Cakes to LGBT Groups

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

(Image by: Melissa Klein) The Oregon Bakers, who were fined $135,000 for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, have sent out some free cakes to LGBT groups around the country. The Christian couple,  Aaron and Melissa Klein, sold cakes to everyone in the past but did not want to participate in a […]

-Divorce: Americans Have a Different View Than Pastors

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Lifeway conducted a survey of the attitudes of Americans toward divorce. The data demonstrated that there is quite a contrast between the general culture and Protestant pastors on the issue. Here’s the story from One News Now: LifeWay Research conducted separate surveys of 1,000 Americans and 1,000 Protestant pastors. Respondents were present five different scenarios, […]

-Kentucky: ‘Christian Christians’ Need Not Apply?

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

The video above is a humorous view of a ‘Christian Christian’ attempting to apply for the job of ‘Country Clerk’ in Kentucky. Not so humorous is the fact that Christians who want to follow their religious convictions may find that they are now barred from some occupations, particularly in Kentucky. For over 200 hundred years […]

-IRS Commissioner: No Plans to Target Christian Colleges Over Same-Sex Marriage

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Obama administration’s IRS Commissioner recently told Congress that there were no plans to target the non-profit tax status of Christian Colleges over their same-sex marriage policies. Here’s the story from the Blaze: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made a pledge before the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Oversight Subcommittee on Wednesday, saying that his agency would not go […]

-Insurance Problems for Churches Who Won’t Perform Same-Sex Weddings?

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Liability Insurance for Churches In the aftermath of the SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage, some churches are now finding out that they have no liability insurance coverage if they are sued for refusing to perform same-sex ceremonies. Here’s the story from  the National Review: Churches, like virtually every functioning corporation, protect against liability risks and […]

-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 […]