The United Methodist Church is putting a delay on the creation of a commission meant to analyze and possibly suggest changes to the denomination's position on homosexuality.
Earlier this year at their General Conference, UMC delegates approved a resolution that created a commission that would review the Church's positions on homosexuality and gay marriage.
In a statement released Wednesday, the Council of Bishops' Executive Committee noted that an unexpectedly large number of nominees has prompted a delay in the procedure. more >>
Christian colleges were recently given the label of "absolute worst" for LGBT students due to, among other things, requesting a religious exemption to the Obama administration's current interpretation of Title IX regulations.
Campus Pride's "shame list" has 102 Christian colleges and universities at the time of this publication.
There is not a lesser "worst" category. Rather, all colleges that fail Campus Pride's standards are labeled "absolute worst." more >>
Pro-life students will protest an upcoming concert in Cleveland that will be headlined by the pop artist Sia and was organized to allow "the biggest names in music and comedy [make] abortion access a reality."
Students for Life of America, America's largest youth pro-life activist organization, has announced that it will stage demonstrations against All Access 2016 at the Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University on Sept. 10.
The free concert was organized by the nation's largest abortion lobbyist groups, including but not limited to Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Whole Woman's Health and the American Civil Liberties Union. more >>
The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was open-minded when they spoke about immigration, but his recent speech was "disheartening."
Trump addressed a crowd in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, arguing in favor of building a wall and rejecting a path to citizenship for those who entered the United States illegally, labeling it "amnesty."
Expressing disappointment, Rev. Rodriguez said in a statement on Wednesday that he believed Trump did not offer "practical solutions" for how to deal with the nation's approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants. more >>
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be interviewed by a Detroit, Michigan-based church leader once accused of performing a "sexually charged" ordination ritual.
As part of his effort to broaden his outreach to the African-American community, Trump will be interviewed Saturday morning by Bishop Wayne T. Jackson of Great Faith Ministries.
"There's a lot of emotions going on right now — people are upset that he's coming to Detroit," explained Jackson to The Detroit News earlier this week. more >>
A North Carolina church is offering a program called "Racists Anonymous" that helps people overcome racist tendencies by using a 12-step program similar to how "Alcoholics Anonymous" treats those working to overcome substance abuse.
Trinity United Church of Christ of Concord, an LGBT-affirming congregation, started the program in late July and has held five meetings since then, averaging out about a dozen attendees of varying races and genders.
The Rev. Nathan King, lead pastor of Trinity UCC since 2001, told The Christian Post that their program was modeled off of another Racists Anonymous group that meets at Congregational United Church of Christ in Sunnyvale, California. more >>