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They waved signs and displayed American flags above the road leading to campus.
"A broken heart really isn’t enough, is it?"
"I Am UCC" isn't just a response to the tragedy. It's the heart of the town.
Our hearts go out to the families and survivors.
The recent appearance of pastors and churches declaring their willingness to perform marriages for same-sex couples has led to some of the most amazing imagery of the marriage equality struggle. Imagery the likes of which seemed all too impossible not long ago, especially in the deeply-red states of America.
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This isn't the first time that the UCC has faced off against the FCC. The OC, Inc. was founded in 1959 after Martin Luther
Never before has a major Christian denomination sued state government in the United States over their marriage laws. At least until today, that is.
This morning in Charlotte, NC, the United Church of Christ filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court. This suit argues that the current law in NC, as it pertains to marriage, violates religious freedom by prohibiting UCC ministers, and other clergy, from officiating at same-sex marriages.
On January 13th, the House Judiciary Committee listened to public testimony before their scheduled vote to either send the bill through or let it die. After four hours of testimony they didn't vote -- they adjourned.
Yesterday I thought about all the same-sex couples whose marriages I have officiated as a pastor. I thought about two friends who are welcoming twin boys in a few weeks. Their sons will never know a country that does not recognize their moms' marriage as equal.
Torn by Justin Lee: Gay Evangelical Writes A Coming Out Story Your Conservative Grandmother Could Love
Lee is beyond charitable throughout his story. He's written a book that your Southern Baptist grandmother could read and then sigh at the end, "Well, bless his sweet heart."
Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine
Five months from today, I will say, "I do." Words forged in the soul despite the words of the world. I can't wait to say them. I can't wait to live a life of the everyday holy with the woman I love.