Abigail "Abby" Huntsman, daughter of 2012 Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, is eyeing a career in politics.
The 28-year-old University of Pennsylvania graduate is a political commentator and co-host on MSNBC's "The Cycle." On the show Huntsman, a Republican, often shares conservative viewpoints but she's far more liberal when it comes to issues surrounding same sex marriage and immigration.
She recently commented that she's thinking about following in her father's footsteps by pursuing a career in politics and revealed that should this occur, it will be back in her home state of Utah. more >>
Editor's Note: This is the third in a series on churches that chose not to leave their respective mainline Protestant denominations despite disagreement with the denominations' changes in theological positions. Read part one and two.
John Lomperis, director of the United Methodist Action Program at the Institute on Religion & Democracy, doesn't believe in quitting a denomination over its departure from biblical orthodoxy.
In a column published on The Christian Post's website, Lomperis referred to the tendency of many American evangelicals of leaving mainline churches as being "profoundly unbiblical." more >>
As the new year is already upon us, The Christian Post would like to offer a brief look back at the major issues and events of 2014.
Pastors in Houston were almost forced to hand over all their sermons that touched on the topic of homosexuality, a major U.S. megachurch became nonexistent, Christians around the world saw a rise in attacks especially with the rise of terrorist group ISIS, and fear spread around the world as the Ebola virus spread rapidly in West Africa. Below is the full top ten list.
1. Liberal Intolerance: 'Duck Dynasty,' Mozilla, Benham Brothers and Houston Mayor Subpoena Scandal more >>
In response to the likelihood that a federal judge will rule that a lift on the state's gay marriage ban will apply to all Florida counties, three Jacksonville-area counties have decided that they'll stop conducting courthouse weddings.
In order to avoid having to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies, clerks of courts in Duval County, Baker County and Clay County have decided to put an end to all courthouse weddings in their counties, The Florida Times-Union reported Wednesday.
Although the report states that the clerks listed multiple reasons for their decision, with the state's limbo over gay marriage being one of them, the decision to stop performing courthouse weddings is due largely to trying to avoid performing same-sex weddings. more >>
What were the most talked about topics discussed within the evangelical community in 2014? The Christian Post had a chance to chat with Ed Stetzer, author, speaker, and executive director of LifeWay Research Division and go over what issues seemed to gain the most attention among both pastors and congregations.
The following issues and topics are in no particular order.
1. LGBT inside church and ministries. When World Vision U.S. decided in March of 2014 to first, hire Christians in same-sex marriages and then, only two days later reverse its ground-breaking decision as the result of intense criticism from evangelical leaders, the conversation about gays within the Christian community increased in intensity. more >>
Michelle Duggar of the hit show "19 Kids and Counting" reportedly has a lesbian sister that does not believe in gay marriage, which is in standing with the Christian family's traditional values.
"I have an aunt who has chosen to live that life and I love my aunt," eldest son Josh Duggar said during a political radio show last year.
The aunt in question is Michelle Duggar's sister, Evelyn Ruark, who lives with her partner Sharon Callahan, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Although the two have been together for some time, Ruark reportedly does not believe in gay marriage. more >>