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Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammo

By David Waters Sunday’s fatal shooting at an Illinois church has revived an effort to pass a bill allowing concealed … Continued

Holocaust Deniers

Is it better to challenge or ignore Holocaust deniers such as Bishop Richard Williamson and Iranian President Mahmoud Amadenijad? Why? … Continued

Beyond Williamson: The Larger Implications of Holocaust Denial

Understandably and appropriately, the recent uproar about the Vatican’s rehabilitation of four bishops from the Society of St. Pius X … Continued

God Enjoyed Inauguration Rhetoric

I thought God – the real God, the One Who cares passionately about justice, peace, and diversity – came out … Continued

Division Weakens the Body of Christ

“Should conservative Episcopalians who disagree with U.S. church leaders about homosexuality, women’s ordination, biblical literalism and other issues leave and … Continued

The Episcopal Crisis: Freedom In, With, and From the Bible

“Should conservative Episcopalians who disagree with U.S. church leaders about homosexuality, women’s ordination, biblical literalism and other issues leave and … Continued

Conservatives Leaving or Left Behind?

The premise of the question is slightly flawed. As Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, has pointed … Continued

The Case for Moving Christmas

Every year more merchants change their “Merry Christmas” signs to “Happy Holidays,” more office Christmas parties become “Seasonal Holiday Parties,” … Continued

The Feast of the Kin-dom of Christ

I am conservative when it comes to changing Scripture to be “cute.” But every year when we come to the … Continued

Priest Calls Vote for Obama a Mortal Sin

A Catholic priest in South Carolina has decided that the democratic act of casting a vote is, in some cases, … Continued

Election Day or Judgment Day for Catholics?

Feeling any pressure to cast the right vote Nov. 4? Imagine how some Roman Catholic parishioners are feeling in Missouri. … Continued

Clergy Leadership on Trial

A church court’s determination that Episcopal bishop Charles E. Bennison should be deposed after he was convicted of covering his … Continued

Wall Street and Sermons on Amounts

Denominational leaders are beginning to speak out about the moral collapse of Wall Street’s financial markets. Both presidential campaigns seem … Continued

Jesus Calls Women to Serve and Lead

From the Bible to contemporary Christianity, women have been there as examples of faith.

A Future for Traditional Values within the Anglican Communion

At this juncture in our nation’s history, it is vitally important that we separate the values that are worth fighting … Continued

Anglicans Can Find Common Ground at the Cross

The boycotting of the Lambeth Conference in July by more than 200 Anglican Bishops worldwide has once again drawn attention … Continued

Palin Puts Baptist Men on the Spot

The nomination of Sarah Palin changed Southern Baptist fundamentalism quicker than Eve tempted Adam to eat the apple in the … Continued

Women Are Evangelical Leaders

Evangelical denominations and churches have been led by women clergy for generations. One of our member denominations at the National … Continued

Inconsistent, Not Hypocritcal

As an evangelical advocate for the ordination of women I see some inconsistencies in the views of those–including, by the … Continued

Chri$tian Candidate$

Of course John McCain is rich. So is Barack Obama. So are Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Mitt Romney and just … Continued