Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

All posts tagged marriage

Focus on the Family documentary asks ‘What’s wrong with the family?’

Irreplaceable is a new documentary by Focus on the Family International. Tim Sisarich, of Focus on the Family New Zealand, himself a young father of three boys and…

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Wherein lies the sin? Should sexual acts and sexual orientation be parsed?

In a February 18 Canon & Culture post entitled “Is Homosexual Orientation Sinful,” Biblical studies and ethics professor, Denny Burk challenges the current thinking that has led many…

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When Gospel-loving churches undermine marriage

DANIEL DARLING|12:01 AM CT When sociologists chronicle how the West redefined marriage, they will cite many factors, including progressive social pressure, willing media, and liberal theology. But thoughtful…

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The gay spring

By Jeff Gissing, http://jeffgissing.com 2013 saw incredible change in the legislative landscape of the United States with respect to marriage–a gay spring, if you will–that sharply divided the…

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Covenant Network marriage ‘adaptation’ tilts the table

The Covenant Network of Presbyterians — the lead advocate for the 2011 repeal of the “fidelity and chastity” standard for Presbyterian Church (USA) officers — is now pushing…

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Should the Church get out of the marriage business?

Andrew Walker asks and answers the question, “Should the Church ‘Get out of the marriage business?” on The Gospel Coalition Blog: Christians are frequently tempted to excuse themselves…

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Pastor found guilty by church court in gay son’s wedding

By Allison Steele A jury of Methodist pastors ruled Monday that a Lebanon County, Pa., minister violated church doctrine when he presided over his son’s marriage to a…

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Council of Bishops takes action following same-sex union

By Good News LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. – Following the action of a retired bishop to conduct a same-gender ceremony in violation of church law, the United Methodist Council…

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Johnson: The gospel demands the PCUSA open its understanding of marriage to LGBT people

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Denominational leader publicizes plan to commit ecclesiastical treason

The denominations may be different, but the rules being broken and the tactics being applied are the same. Both the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA)…

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