It is the first Norwegian denomination outside of The Church of Norway that condemns attitudes and actions that have inflicted violations, injuries and suffering on LGBT people.
Liberal Anglican leaders call evangelicals “homophobic” and threaten to leave the dialogue. The Church of England had issued the report Living in Love and Faith to open a discussion on identity and sexuality.
William Love “violated the discipline of the church”, a US Episcopal Church disciplinary panel ruled. “I pray God will use all of this for His purposes”, he said after stepping down.
In this new religion, it is sinful to be told that your desires are sinful. The Good News has been changed from ‘you must be born again’, to ‘God accepts you just as you are’.
In a talk show in December 2019, Päivi Räsänen had commented on what the Bible teaches about homosexuality. The investigations against her could lead to “a court process of several years”.
Political representatives joined a live online conversation with evangelicals. The definition of “discrimination” and the protection of freedom of speech were some of the issues addressed.
Former leaders of the 3.4 million member Protestant denomination say the church has become “radical” in its ideology.
‘Out’ is Disney Pixar’s first film with a homosexual couple in the main role. Margunn S. Dahle, a researcher in media, children and worldviews, gives answers to questions that many parents may ask.
The German Evangelical Alliance had previously said that “the planned law is not coherent with its assumptions. We advocate for freedom of choice”.
Pastor Miguel Ángel Martín has been threatened with a fine by the regional government of Madrid after being the subject of a hidden camera report.
UPDATED: The police interrogated Juhana Pohjola for five hours. “I denied being guilty of the crime of ethnic agitation”. The booklet was published in 2004.
Law is now being made on the basis of which ‘victim’ group can claim priority.
Influential Swiss newspaper NZZ publishes the dialogue between Samuel Jost and his son Marc, who leads the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and calls to protect heterosexual marriage.
A referendum on 9 February gives the Swiss a chance to reject the changes in the Penal Code already approved by the Parliament. The norm could create freedom of expression conflicts, the Evangelical Alliance says.
The United Methodist Church proposes to create a new “traditionalist Methodist” denomination, as leaders say it is “the best means to resolve our differences”.
“We strongly support the creative freedom of the artists”, responds Netflix in a statement. The First Temptation of Christ has been produced by Brazilian YouTube comedians.
Chick-fil-A, founded by a Baptist, now announces it will no longer support the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance and free evangelical churches say it is “a step in the wrong direction”.
Only infidelity has not suffered a change in attitudes compared to 30 years ago, shows research conducted by King’s College London on a range of issues.
After being announced as the lead character of a well-known play, Seyi Omooba (25) was attacked on social media for a post written in 2014. The actress has taken the case to court.
The Vice President of the Regional government says in a press conference that new LGBT law will continue to be applied against such “very severe infractions”. Lawyers challenge the law in the Spanish Constitutional Court.
Finnish MP Päivi Räsänen shares her thoughts about the police investigation opened against her for quoting the Bible on homosexuality. She is “amazed” that “so many are praying for me and my country”.
The German government plans to ban so-called ‘conversion therapies’. Reinhardt Schink, Secretary General of the German Evangelical Alliance, says the law proposal is “neither coherent with its assumptions, nor consistent in its approach”.
According to a report, US citizens aged 18-34 who say they are comfortable with LGBT issues dropped from 53% to 45%.
“What I have lost will be so much gain to Christians today and in the future, as a result of this important ruling for freedom”, Felix Ngole said.