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Faith leaders say it’s time to reevaluate marriage

By Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism blog Following Sen. Rubio’s keynote address to the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) and Catholic University of America’s joint…

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Why marriage traditionalists are unprotected in PCUSA

The 2014 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) was characterized by radical actions clothed in calming rhetoric. The assembly voted to make the PCUSA by far the…

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The 221st GA – my final thoughts and advice to the orthodox

By Viola Larson Putting away the event of the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church would probably be the best of all worlds as far as my…

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Presbyterian Lay Committee Board of Directors repudiates action of PCUSA General Assembly

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, JUNE 19, 2014 – A statement of protest by the Presbyterian Lay Committee repudiating the action of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA to redefine marriage….

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The big news is almost always what’s going on behind the scenes (and out in public)

When it comes to General Assembly meetings of the Presbyterian Church (USA) its informative to be “in the room” but it can be more informative to be outside…

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Survey comments on two-year study on Christian marriage may provide hints of what is to come for PCUSA

As the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) prepares to convene Saturday in Detroit, a report has been posted on the General Assembly business web site…

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The PLC’s 2014 Pre-General Assembly issues report and voting guide

The Presbyterian Lay Committee offers its annual 2014  Pre-General Assembly issues report and voting guide Please click the link above to download the PDF file. For more on…

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What does this mean, ‘Queering the marriage discussion?’

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog Donna Riley’s posting at More Light Presbyterians is “Queering the Marriage Discussion.”  She states that “there is something decidedly queerer at…

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Marriage equality and the Bible: Why all forms of marriage in the Old Testament are not equal

By  Richard Whitekettle, The Witherspoon Institute Equality can sometimes be a good thing. For example, it was nice when your brother or sister didn’t get a bigger piece of…

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Five reasons your marriage needs church

By Bryan Van Slyke Congratulations, you’re married. You will never need help from anything or anyone ever again. That’s dangerous thinking, but I’m inclined to believe a lot…

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