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9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Battle brewing among evangelicals over same sex marriage

As the November elections approach, a battle is brewing among evangelicals over same-sex marriage. A new group called Evangelicals for Marriage Equality is collecting signatures among evangelicals who support marriage equality.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Religion News Service

Why same-sex marriage is expected to heat up this election among evangelicals

Former National Association of Evangelicals vice president Richard Cizik is on the advisory board of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality. Photo courtesy of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality As more states affirm same-sex marriage, U.S. evangelicals continue to wrestle with homosexuality, setting boundaries for what's acceptable and what's not, and setting the stage for a heated fall election season.

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Religion News Service

Was a Christianity Todaya justified in rejecting this controversial ad?

Three Christian publications, including Christianity Today, rejected an advertisement by Evangelicals for Marriage Equality. Jonathan Merritt argues that they were justified in the decision.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Wedding

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Time

An Evangelical Defense of Traditional Marriage

This piece is a response to an op-ed by Brandan Robertson on Time.com Tuesday, "Evangelicals for Marriage Equality: The Story Behind Our Launch." I eagerly await the young evangelical that finally convinces me that the Bible and human history are wrong on marriage and that justice requires that both Christianity and society bestow marriage on same-sex relationships.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Author's Dire Warning About Liberal 'Twist' on the...

Author Chelsen Vicari is on a mission to inspire and educate parents and faith leaders, alike, to prepare for and engage in an ideological battle against progressive Christianity. In " Distortion: How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith " Chelsen, who is the director of evangelical action at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, tackles what she says are the dangers of a liberal approach to the Bible and church culture.

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Time

Evangelicals for Marriage Equality: The Story Behind Our Launch

I am an evangelical Christian and I believe that the Bible is God's word. I also believe that LGBT men and women should enjoy the same right to civil marriage as any other couple.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Evangelicals: Congress must do better on immigration reform

As evangelical leaders serving communities in Central Florida, we strongly urge our members of Congress to look with compassion at the plight of migrant women and children fleeing violence.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Florida, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Christianity Today

Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage: An Interview with John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell

John and Sean, why even write a book on the subject of same-sex marriage? The legala basis of the Supreme Court's ruling just means that it will take a fewa years, but many believe the battle is lost.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Christianity Today

It's Time to Listen: Will White Evangelicals Ever Acknowledge...

It's Time to Listen ." In it, we've asked African-American evangelical leaders to share from their diverse perspectives.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Mon Aug 18, 2014

RedState

Courting Evangelicals: An Opportunity for Jindal, Perry, and Cruz

The Washington Post has an interesting story about the rising number of evangelicals feeling left out of politics these days and, in particular, out of the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul

Sun Aug 17, 2014

News Max

'Values Voters' Distressed Over Lack of Standard-Bearer Among Republicans

Evangelicals and social conservatives, known as "values voters," are becoming increasingly disappointed that there seems to be no real standard-bearers in the Republican Party who reflect their religious interests and beliefs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Bobby Jindal, Senator Rand Paul

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