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Six things I didn’t know about pastors’ wives

Gayle Haggard/ The Washington Post A lot of people have a lot of opinions about the pastor’s wife. I wasn’t … Continued

Prepared for change: There have always been gay scouts

Details of a Boy Scout uniform worn in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Dallas. (Tony Gutierrez … Continued

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Sandy Hook funerals: 4 ways to respond

Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post Wally Dawall of Gaithersburg, Md., right, and Ray Schlegel of College Park, Md., pay … Continued

Uganda, AIDS, God and gays: Rick Warren and a punch in the nose

AP Filipinos release into the air paper lanterns to mark World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, 2012 at the Heroes … Continued

Unnatural disasters

Natural disasters can bring out people’s best. As Hurricane Sandy roared across the Northeast, people joined together to pile sandbags; … Continued

The law needs to catch up with love

When I heard the words of President Obama affirming marriage for all couples, it made me proud to be an … Continued

Prayer Breakfast filled with unscripted moments

In a town where just about everything is scripted, the sight of the president, vice-president and members of Congress singing … Continued

Cardinal George, you’re wrong about Chicago Gay Pride

BRUNO DOMINGOS REUTERS Two men kiss each other during a pro-gay demonstration in front of the Nossa Senhora da Paz … Continued

Rick Warren to hold 9/11 service

Pastor Rick Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in California, is organizing memorial services in New York for the tenth anniversary … Continued

White House names new advisors to faith-based office

By Michelle Boorstein Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks speaks to the media during his presidential campaign at Eastside Community Ministry in … Continued

Justice for Veterans and the Vulnerable

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary, and Contributor to There is a long-standing discussion about the role of the secular … Continued

Pulpit fiction

By David Waters Dozens of defiant Christian ministers across the country defied IRS warnings and turned their sermons into partisan … Continued

DC area pastors react to Eddie Long sex abuse allegations

By Hamil R. Harris The decision by an Atlanta pastor to fight charges of sexual impropriety filed by members of … Continued

Remembering my faithful, fearful fundamentalist past

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary and I grew up in a small town Baptist church in the 1950s. We … Continued

Science, civil dialogue, and religion

By Alan I. Leshnerchief executive officer American Association for the Advancement of Science I was not surprised by the news … Continued

Still counting the casualties of Vietnam War, 35 years later

America’s faith communities have a long and important history of helping their members more deeply understand the implications of war, … Continued

‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ was always a bad idea

Q: Top U.S. defense officials say they will repeal the decades-old “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, which requires gay soldiers … Continued

Read the Gospels: JC is not PC

By John MacArthurPastor, author Let’s be brutally honest: most of Jesus’ teaching is completely out of sync with the mores … Continued

Across the Baptist-Muslim Divide

Distance is shrinking between Baptist and Muslim leaders in America–faster than rank-and-file members realize. On a recent Saturday morning in … Continued

Our Gay Christian Neighbors

By Joel P. Engardiowriter, documentary filmmaker Near San Francisco’s gay center, past the hill where Castro becomes Divisadero Street, a … Continued