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When Gay Rights and Religious Liberty Collide

In a blog posted on Christianity Today’s website, Mollie Ziegler Hemingway discusses the methods being used by gay rights activists to make their point.  She argues that “obnoxious, bigoted mobs that won’t tolerate any disagreement don’t usually win supporters.”  Her … Continue reading

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The God of Gay-Rights Activists

I have posted several articles on the gay marriage debate that is currently raging in California and American politics.  Through the discussions, I have learned several things and want to ask a few questions and make a few observations: Why is Christianity … Continue reading

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Should Prop 8 be overturned? By what authority?

Jerry Brown, the attorney general in California, has asked the state supreme court to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.  Brown, who was once against same-sex marriage, now says the ban is unconstitutional. You can read an article … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Rick Warren, and Gay Rights Activists: A Strange Combo

So, Barack Obama has invited Rick Warren, the Purpose Driven Life author and pastor of mega-church Saddleback Church in southern California, to deliver the invocation at his inaugural address.  “What is so strange about that?” you ask.  Well, Obama was … Continue reading

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Christianity Today Examines Newsweek’s Article on Gay Marriage

Hey everyone.  In my last post, I asked you what you thought of Newsweek’s article on gay marriage.  Well, here are two articles from Christianity Today that examine that article from a conservative Christian perspective.  The links are below.  http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2008/decemberweb-only/150-21.0.html http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/september/11.36.html Tell me … Continue reading

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Newsweek enters the theological debate

It looks like Newsweek has decided to enter the theological debate concerning gay marriage.  Check out this story regarding the current issue’s cover story: http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20081208/pl_politico/16305 Share your thoughts.  What do you think about Newsweek printing this article?  Would you be likely … Continue reading

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We’re all sexual deviants

This post is to serve as a balance to my last three posts on homsexuality and gay marriage.  It is a reminder to all of us that we are all broken and in need of grace and forgiveness. Genesis chapters … Continue reading

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Is gay marriage a “right”?

It is often argued that gay marriage is simply a matter of justice.  It is stated, “Just as it is wrong to discriminate against a person based upon color, gender, class, or ethnicity, it is also wrong to discriminate based … Continue reading

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Christianity, Proposition 8 and Separation of Church and State

The Associated Press reports that a recent poll shows that religion is the primary reason for the gay marriage ban in California.  Lisa Leff of the Associated Press wrote in her article: The ban drew its strongest support from both … Continue reading

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Am I intolerant if I believe gay marriage is wrong?

As I sat and listened to two college-age students discuss the outcome of the elections a few days ago, I was not surprised when I heard the conversation turn to Proposition 8.  (For those not in California, Proposition 8 was … Continue reading

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