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Hillsong’s Houston on sex abuse scandal, homosexuality

October 20th, 2014
“I would’ve gone to the police,” Houston said, if he had known about abuse reporting laws.
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Why Hillsong won’t take public position on LGBT issues

October 20th, 2014
Brian Houston says his church will not offer a "yes" or "no" on LGBT issues.
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The Bible Term Most Misused by Christians Today

October 15th, 2014
This scholar is out to set the record straight on a critical term in the Christian vernacular.
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Can you really be Christian without going to church?

October 14th, 2014
Congregants flee traditional churches, but this former pastor rejoices.
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Can Christians Still Go to Harvard?

October 13th, 2014
Colleges are increasingly hostile to religion, but this Christian organization is thriving.
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Jennifer Knapp on sexuality and which lyric she would change

October 9th, 2014
The Grammy-nominated lesbian Christian creates controversy with a new album and tell-all memoir.
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3 ways Texas’ religion affects us all

October 7th, 2014
For one thing, Texas has influenced every presidential election for 50 years.
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Tony Campolo’s surprise reaction when his son became a humanist

October 7th, 2014
“I passed just about every stage of heresy on my way to apostasy,” Bart says.
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5 myths of ‘Biblical spanking’

October 3rd, 2014
Taking the text literally on corporal punishment would land you in jail.
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