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Midday Roundup: David Dockery heads to Trinity

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Presidential shuffle. Trinity International University announced today that David S. Dockery, current president of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., will be…

Fear of being labeled a ‘fundie’

Fear of being labeled a ‘fundie’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We had a dinner guest who confessed to being nervous about being called a “fundie” for his maintaining in public venues among his colleagues that…

Federal judge declares Texas marriage law invalid

By Andrew Branch
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Marriage | A federal judge declared Texas’ ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until an appeals court can rule on the case. Judge…

A yellow light on Utah’s road to Splitsville

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Marriage | In response to the growing number of children growing up with separated or divorced parents, a lawmaker in Utah is hoping to reduce divorce rates in his state…

Religious freedom in Arizona

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | “And Jesus said, ‘Neither do I condemn you; go and from now on sin no more’” (John 8:11). Ah, the mean, old Religious Right strikes again. To actually…

The mushy modern virtue of Tolerance

The mushy modern virtue of Tolerance

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | We live in the fearful age of Tolerance. Everyone is watching everyone else to see if the other person is being tolerant. Those unfortunates who violate…

The new generation of evangelical politics

By D.C. Innes
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Politics | News of white evangelicals retreating from political engagement, or shifting to a Democrat-friendly agenda, gets the attention of establishment news outlets.

Signs and Wonders: Manipulated baptisms and Steven Furtick’s vision from God

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Preachers behaving badly. This has not been a good week for megachurch pastor Steven Furtick, of Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C. We have previously…

Effective sweetener

Effective sweetener

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | This morning my husband said at breakfast, out of the blue: “You keep a nice house.” He had never commented one way or another on the state of…

Church of England clings to traditional marriage despite ‘new reality’ of gay unions

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Marriage | The Church of England released new guidelines last week that forbid priests from blessing same-sex weddings, or marrying same-sex couples. Same-sex marriage…

Midday Roundup: Vatican Valentine advice that would fit on a candy heart

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | From the Vatican with love. Pope Francis gave thousands of couples his advice for a lasting marriage today, saying they should always remember three simple…

Virginia judge rules traditional marriage law unconstitutional

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | In what has become almost a foregone conclusion in challenges to state marriage laws, a Virginia judge late Thursday struck down that state’s voter-approved…

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