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How to Make Your Church Safe for the LGBTQ+ Community

By Kyndall Rae Rothaus | May 24, 2019

Bad theology is killing people, and it must stop. LGBTQ youth, for example, who grew up in a faith community are more likely to take their lives than those who have not. Churches must be fully welcoming and affirming.

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Jonathan Merritt, author of "Learning to Speak God from Scratch," talks about the importance of speaking up at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's Advocacy in Action 2019 in New York City.

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The proliferation of choice was the focus of the August-September issue of Civilization, the magazine of the Library of Congress. Former Department of Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich asked, “Can there be such a thing as too much choice?” Articles by Reich, Nelson W. Aldrich Jr. and Martha Minow questioned the proliferation of choice and […]

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By Bob SetzerJr. | August 15, 2000

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By Karen Zurheide | August 15, 2000

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