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Conservative Evangelicalism, Are You Going to Kill Me Too?

The Bible is laced with stories of murder. Christianity is laced with stories of murder. Conservative Evangelicalism is laced with stories of murder. Fact, fact, fact. Everywhere you turn, it’s here, there, and everywhere; past, present, and future. Whether intended or not, spiritual, emotional, and

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Yes, You Can Be Gay and Evangelical

Can you be gay-vangelical? Being both LGBTQI and fundamentalist… is that possible? Of course it is. The great diversity present among fundamentalist and literalist Christians, relative to the small number of Bible passages that actually mention homosexual activity, leaves a lot of room for someone to

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LGBTQ Kids: Suffering for Faith

On tears and rejecting harmful belief systems Parents who try to change their child’s sexual orientation increase suicide risk significantly (LGBTQ Nation) I cried as I fell asleep — My own fault, really. I shouldn’t have been reading Braden’s Story by Mason Dodd. As an aspiring author

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David P. Gushee’s Evangelical Winds-a-Blowing

Can evangelical Americans sleep through this one too? A personal first-hand story: David P. Gushee’s address “Ending the Teaching of Contempt against the Church’s Sexual Minorities” delivered at The Reformation Project Conference in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 8, 2014 (Photo by Rev. Steven Parelli) The

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Episode 31: Evangelicals for Marriage Equality

Read the related article A new group called Evangelicals for Marriage Equality has as new vision for the evangelical church in America — one where LGBT Christians are welcome, just as they are. In this Godcast, we talk with EME spokesman Brandan Robertson about their