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Church Clarity pressures pastors and churches to disclose views on homosexuality

(RNS) — Prominent pastors are finding themselves on the hot seat thanks to a new group's efforts to call out leaders who lack clear stances, writes Jonathan...

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The gospel for gun-loving Christians

How exactly can someone do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly while carrying a deadly assault rifle? asks David Gringor in a commentary.

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Brian Zahnd: No, God didn’t command genocide in the Old Testament

The following is an adaptation from “Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God.” I have decided to feature it here because it was one of the most...

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