Gay Clark Jennings is an author at Religion News Service.
An open letter to the Supreme Court as you consider same-sex marriage (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) Yes, the government has an interest in fostering strong communities and strong families — and both will strengthened when marriage equality makes the lives of same-sex couples and their children more safe and secure.
COMMENTARY: Christians worship a child who fled violence in his home country
(RNS) The baby Jesus survived Herod’s massacre because his parents took him across a border to a land where he was safe.
COMMENTARY: The church’s role in, and against, homophobia across Africa
(RNS) Western Christians cannot fix the homophobia that’s currently gripping Nigeria, Uganda, or other African countries. We can, however, stand in solidarity with progressive Africans and support their efforts to teach new ways of interpreting the Bible and understanding sexuality.