Ten years ago, Smith was held hostage by an armed killer. Now, she tells his mother "a hug is in order."
When my cancer-stricken, elderly father passed away at home with family by his side, I grieved and wept, but my grief was gentle because my dad had lived a very full and rich life. I can tell you the experience of losing my 27-year-old son on April 5, 2013 to suicide was not at all the same.
The rhetoric of religious freedom and the 'war on Christianity' -- so often used as a justification for discrimination against LGBTQ people -- has nothing to do with religion or faith.
Those of us with our eyes hopeful on the Supreme Court today must realize that the future of LGBTQ rights is bound up with the civil rights and human rights of all people, across town and across the globe.
One of their goals was to encourage the two Christian communities to overcome their historical suspicions and doctrinal differences
I didn't have a clue about marriage when I nervously knelt to take Valerie's hand with a spanking new engagement ring in pocket. I just knew that I loved her, which is a beautiful start, but not nearly enough to make a marriage last two decades.
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Players will control David in his journey to becoming King. He'll be able to run and jump around on a 2D plane, but in a
She urged church leaders to not only preach about it but allow those struggling with mental illness to give testimonies to
We started to question adoption. Is adoption, we thought, not often a definitive solution for temporary problems? If these problems were more seriously addressed by social services and with less time pressure, would these adoptions have been necessary?
With the Supreme Court's Holly Lobby decision, an ugly piece of history is being repeated. Religion is being used as a tool to take away freedom. Discrimination is not Christian. Discrimination is sin.
ENDA would allow a Catholic hospital or school to fire a lesbian nurse or janitor or cafeteria cashier simply on the basis of her sexual orientation. That is a much broader exemption than allowed for any other group under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. And it's abhorrent.
BALTIMORE (RNS) Sharing how he has coped after his son’s suicide last year, megachurch pastor Rick Warren urged Southern