A Kinder, Gentler Homophobia

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Homophobia hidden behind “helpful words” and guidance “to be kind” is still hurtful and dangerous, no matter who’s saying it.

Has Religion Become a Taboo Subject?

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Sitting in church awaiting the still common Sunday service, I cannot help notice the dwindling numbers and lacking newcomers, and ponder possible reasons why.

Is the Pope Trying to Teach Christians How to be Christian?

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He’s shaken things up on issues like homelessness, crime, sexuality, and reproduction — but isn’t he really just doing what Jesus would do?

Quiet Survival: A Story of Detainment

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Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.

What Do We Truly Know of Heaven & Hell?

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Shawn Henfling speaks to his journey from Christianity to Humanism.

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

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We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Ben Affleck Completely Shuts Down Bill Maher About Islam And Islamophobia (Video)

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Ben Affleck takes Bill Maher to task about his views and characterization of Muslim people around the World.

Why is the Church Silent About Sexuality and Sexual Desires?

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If God doesn’t have a problem talking about sexual issues with His people, then neither should the Church.

I Need To Get To Heaven – My Son Needs Me

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His son is in heaven, but Andrew Lawes is on a fast-track to hell. His only hope of meeting his son is to be a good man. His first step is to confess his sins.

A Wall of Separation From Religion in the U.S.

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Does separation between religion and government exist in the U.S.A. anymore? Do we have freedom from religion?

Living on a Prayer

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Alexander Lowe examines the role that religions and faiths could play as uniting, rather than dividing, forces.

LGBT Youth & the Tyranny of Christian Conversion Therapy

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Conversion Therapy is a problem of religion and society, not a problem of gender and sexual identity.

Because He Reads the Bible

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Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.

But Who Is Mary? My Daughter Starts Catholic School

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There were a few things William Lucas Walker had to explain to his non-Catholic daughter after sending her off to an all-girls Catholic school.

Hugged and Kissed by History

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Who was Lolita? History becomes more complex when you know the players up close and personal.