Posts in Church
InterVarsity authors and alumni protest policy terminating employees who support gay marriage

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship faced widespread backlash after it announced last week it would begin “involuntarily terminating” employees who hold a theological position supporting gay marriage. In a a public letter obtained by Religion News Service, 40 IVP authors call on IVCF head Tom Lin to immediately replace the policy with one that makes space for opposing views.

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What a gay Christian rocker’s woes tell us about American Christianity

In August, it seemed that Trey Pearson of “Everyday Sunday” would become the first openly gay artist to grace the stage at a major Christian music festival. But when he publicly announced that he would be performing at Joshua Fest, not everyone was excited about the milestone. Eleven members of Joshua Fest’s production team threatened to quit if Pearson performed, so event leaders dropped him from their roster.

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How the Christian 'masculinity' movement is ruining men

The “masculinity crisis” is perpetuated in Christian self-help books like John Eldridge’s Wild At Heart, which ascribes glory to the man who conquers mountains, charges hills, and takes no prisoners (his loving wife excepted). What message do they send to those who connect more with God-as-the-great-Lover than God-as-the-ultimate-He-Man? Not much that’s biblical, in my view.

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