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7 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: There's Room Under the Bus for All of Us

Seelig as a minister of music at a Southern Baptist Church who later became the artistic director and conductor of the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Christmas, Chorus, Houston Baptist University, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Unitarian Universalist Church In New Orleans INVADED By "Operation Save America"

As an eighteen year long Unitarian Universalist who has gotten NOTHING but love, support, and affirmation from the Unitarian Universalist Chruch - I am APPALLED that this group, who was sponsored by a locval Southern Baptist congregation - could engage in such hateful activities...in the name of Christianity, no less.

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Related Topix: Religion, Unitarian Universalist

Thu Jul 24, 2014

RedState

Please Don't Muddy the Moral Clarity

"[T]he new Jerusalem will have a wall. It's gates may never shut, but gates and wall there will remain."

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Related Topix: Religion, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TwinCities

U.S. religious leaders embrace cause of migrant kids

After protesters shouting "Go Home" turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, "It was un-American; it was un-biblical; it was inhumane."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Christianity Today

Southern Baptists End Investigation of Theology Professors at...

University cuts ties with state convention even though convention investigation concluded theologically conservative professors were welcome at Campbellsville University.

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Related Topix: Religion, Campbellsville University

Sun Jul 13, 2014

National Journal

The Culture Warrior in Winter

It was March 31, a month after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, and Land-for decades one of the preeminent leaders of the Religious Right-was holding forth on his weekly, three-hour radio show, Richard Land Live! The Martin discussion started when a caller asked about racial profiling.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, African-American, Trinity College, George Bush, Religion

Truro Daily News

Southern Baptists bring message of Christianity to Nova Scotia

Christine VanTassell, a member of a group of Baptists missionaries from South Carolina, presents gifts of knitted and crocheted items to residents of the Debert Court seniors centre.

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Related Topix: Religion, Summerville, SC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Point of View: Lifestyle evangelism requires us to first love our neighbors

Serving in West Virginia and Iowa for a total of 26 years - both new-work states and states where Southern Baptists are considered newcomers to the culture - my wife, Cheryl, and I became people who thought and behaved like missionaries.

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Related Topix: Religion

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Religious Right Disputes That Marriage Equality Approval Increasing W/ Evangelicals Because Regnerus

The religious right is disputing the report by Politico that young evangelicals are beginning to embrace marriage equality.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Parenting, Family, Religion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Stakes have never been higher for Florida Baptists' support of Haiti

She was perfectly still, laying on a yellow blanket. Some of the fourth graders looked on; others continued with their studies.

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Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Central America, Religion, Family, Kids, Roman Catholic Church

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Jacksonville's H.B. Charles Jr. shares stage at Pastors' Conference

H.B. Charles Jr., pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, shared the stage with such renowned preachers as David Platt, Ronnie Floyd and Rick Warren during the Southern Baptist Convention's two-day Pastors' Conference June 8-9.

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Related Topix: Religion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Free Republic

Obama Praises LGBT Activists at Event Attended by SBC Pastor Who Rejects Bible on Homosexuality

President Barack Obama highlighted Monday his administration's efforts to bolster the gay community at a reception celebrating LGBT Pride Month, which was attended by a Southern Baptist pastor who recently broke with his denomination on the homosexuality issue, and his gay son.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Religion, La Mirada, CA, Michelle Obama

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

Obama Praises LGBT Activists at Event Attended by SBC Pastor Who Rejects Bible on Homosexuality

President Barack Obama highlighted Monday his administration's efforts to bolster the gay community at a reception celebrating LGBT Pride Month, which was attended by a Southern Baptist pastor who recently broke with his denomination on the homosexuality issue, and his gay son.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Religion, La Mirada, CA, Michelle Obama

DFW Catholic

Religious leaders support law used in Hobby Lobby ruling

Washington D.C., Jul 2, 2014 / 04:14 am .- Religious leaders from several Christian churches and Jewish organizations have reaffirmed their "staunch support" for the federal religious freedom protections cited in the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch, US Senate

Florida Baptist Witness

Transgender-identity resolution adopted by SBC messengers

Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution on transgender identity for the first time while returning to such issues as civil rights, gambling and world hunger for further statements.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Christian Music, Messengers, Religion

Tue Jul 01, 2014

National Review Online

What Oklahomaa s Senate Primary Tells Us About Why Eric Cantor Lost

Representative James Lankford's 23-point victory margin in last week's Oklahoma Senate primary caught most pundits off guard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma, Religion

Florida Baptist Witness

SBC annual meeting sees increase in messengers attendance

The Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting drew 5,294 messengers to Baltimore from the nation's 45,000 Southern Baptist churches.

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Related Topix: Religion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in contraception case

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act, ruling for the first time "closely held" companies may exercise their religious opinions and conscientiously object to providing abortion-inducing contraceptives to employees through their health insurance plans.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Samuel Alito, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Religion

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