Paul Ballard

Family and friends in Christ came together to celebrate the life of Paul Ballard at United Pentecostal...with friends, and his beloved bible given to him by his sister in Christ, Starla Miller. His family loved him with all they could possibly...
My Turn: Faith support for marriage equality

...gender marriage, but often this is not the case. Religious traditions are divided. Within Christianity, the United Church of Christ, the Episcopal Church and others support same-gender marriage in church as well as society. The official positions of the...
My Turn: His word will stand

...reconciliation, the salvation that is available only through Jesus Christ.That salvation starts with repentance from sin and then embracing...faithful to him and his word. As believers and disciples of Christ, we can do no other. The potential consequence of this decision...
Boy Scouts executive committee OKs ending ban on gay leaders

...crucial to its continued role as a leading sponsor of Boy Scout units."As a chartering organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has always had the right to select Scout leaders who adhere to moral and religious principles that are...
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Parenting reflections

...this is also the beauty of the gospel of Christ. This is the "Good News." I believe that because of the atonement of Christ, all of us can change our hearts and...Tupou is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survey: Confederate flag push hits key milestone in S. Carolina

...the flag.It's a testament to Pinckney that the shooter "so evil and full of hate was offered forgiveness and the light of Christ by the very people whom he sought to destroy," Bryant said. "Sen. Pinckney is no longer with us, yet his message of love...
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Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

...Church joins two other mainline Protestant groups that allow gay marriage in all their congregations: the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The 3.8-million-member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America lets its congregations...
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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...the circuit clerk in Grenada County, Mississippi, for 24 years, wrote in her resignation letter that she is a "follower of Christ" and that she chooses "to obey God rather than man."Other reluctant Kentucky clerks gave up the fight on Tuesday.Lawrence...
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Michael Allan McIntosh

...award from the Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach, the service award of the Chicago Legal Clinic, and the United Church of Christ's Racial Justice Award, and an athletic building named after him in honor of his contributions to the track & field program...
Racism and Charlie Hebdo

...its circulation. It's a safe bet that the editors of the Empire would not have dared to run one of Charlie's cartoons of Christ or of Catholics (whom Charlie satirizes more than Muslims) and thus run the risk of offending local Christians. That might...


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