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Unsure About Accepting LGBTQ Folks? God Gave You the Keys

By Jim Dant | May 21, 2019

Many churches are still hesitant to become inclusive communities with regard to LGBTQ persons. Repeatedly in Scripture, God’s people changed the rules in favor of love. If your church needs permission, Jesus has given you the keys.

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Mitch Randall, executive director of, announces a special pledge -- as part of's spring fundraiser -- related to Metro Baptist Church in New York City led by Pastor Scott Stearman.

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Standing at the Crossroads: A Study of Christian Moral Decision-Making

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Senate Stem Cell Hearing Echoes with Scriptural References

By Cliff Vaughn | July 24, 2001

Senators and scientists debated stem cell research last Wednesday with one eye on science and another on scripture. “At many points in our history, religion and science have intersected,” said Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. “And at every point, we have paused to measure our morality and the ancient lessons […]

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Pope Urges President Bush to Value All Life

By Jared Porter | July 24, 2001

President Bush met with Pope John Paul II for the first time Monday, in the midst of Bush’s struggle over federal funding of stem cell research. Several Bush advisers said the president would likely not make a decision about stem cell research until after the July 23 visit, according to the Washington Post. The pope […]

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Most Americans Call Themselves Christians

By Staff | July 24, 2001

America is a Christian nation, according to an ABCNews/Beliefnet poll that asked, “What if anything is your religion?” In a random national sampling of 1,022 adults, 83 percent identified themselves as Christians, in telephone interviews conducted June 20-24, 2001. “Most of the rest, 13 percent, have no religion,” wrote ABCNews analyst Gary Langer. “That leaves […]

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Racial Split Widens, Poll Finds

By Staff | July 24, 2001

Americans are more divided in their perceptions of race than ever before, according to a Gallup poll released earlier this month. The Gallup 2001 Social Audit on Black/White relations revealed that 66 percent of blacks believe race will always be a problem in America, while 45 percent of whites agree. This 21-point gap between blacks’ […]

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Forgive and Forget: Prescription for Better Health, Happiness

By Jared Porter | July 17, 2001

Forgiveness used to be for wimps, but things are different now. Dr. Robert Karen knows a thing or two about forgiveness. Karen has written two books about the subject. His most recent book, The Forgiving Self: The Road from Resentment to Connection (Doubleday), was released earlier this year. In a recent interview with the New […]

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