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5 Things I Wish Everyone in Church Knew About Gay Christians

A young gay Christian on how he wishes to be seen by his fellow believers.

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15 Hispanic Faith Leaders You Should Know

Check out these Hispanic leaders who are shaping what American religion looks like.

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Tim Keller’s Redeemer Church and Reformed Theological Seminary Launching NYC Campus

The partnership reflects the influence of Reformed theology on evangelicalism and megachurches on theological training.

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Why More Evangelical Women Are Breaking Their Silence

Grace Chapel’s decision to allow female elders is part of a shift in evangelicalism toward fuller inclusion of women.

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The Reluctant Patron Saint of Asian-American Christianity

The evangelical leader could revitalize Asian American Christianity — if only he would own his ethnic identity.

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Why I Kissed Evangelism Goodbye

You have to learn to listen to other people’s stories as if your salvation depended on it.

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After Evangelical Virgins Marry, Then What?

According to one sociologist, evangelical men who wait struggle to talk about sex inside of marriage.

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What I Left Behind from My Childhood Faith

Why I’m grateful that I grew up believing the world was about to end.

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How Millennial Evangelicals See the Israeli-Palestine Conflict

Millennial Christians are developing views of Israel that are distinct from their parents’ pro-Israel perspective. Here’s why.

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When I Wanted More Online Traffic, I Went Evangelical

It’s easy to manipulate divisions within Christianity to benefit a career. It’s harder — and far better — to foster thoughtful conversations.

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Evangelical Employers Can Discern Without Discriminating

Do Christian organizations need to be exempt from anti-discrimination policies?

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Republicans Woo Evangelical Base with GOPfaith.com

New Republican outreach website unabashedly seeks to re-engage its evangelical base in preparation for the upcoming midterms.

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Awaiting Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Public Favors Contraception Mandate

In the showdown over Obamacare, the core legal question is whether a private company has religious rights.

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Atheist or Believer? Frank Schaeffer Is a Bit of Both

Frank Schaeffer’s new book embraces the fuzziness and confusion of being an atheist who believes in God.

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Why Would a Fundamentalist Christian Become an Atheist?

Our data-driven conversation about religion obscures more than it reveals about the nature of belief and non-belief.

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True Love Waits . . . and Waits . . . and Waits

In an era of delayed marriage and open sexuality, how does advice to “wait until marriage” still make sense?

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American Universities Have a Sexual Ethics Problem. Why They Need a Religious Solution

Sex crimes and hookup culture are widespread problems at American universities — with the exception of evangelical campuses.

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Why I Want to Be Culturally Evangelical

I’ve lost my faith. Do I have to lose my heritage, too?

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Fundamentalist Arguments Against Fundamentalism

The all-or-nothing approach to the Bible used by skeptics and fundamentalists alike is flawed.

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Dear Evangelicals, Please Reconsider Your Fight Against Gay Rights

A journalist and longtime observer of American religious culture offers some advice to his evangelical friends.