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The Final Break Between God and Country

By Thomas S. Kidd

Perhaps the best thing that can come out of the gay marriage decision is for the church to make a final separation between our faith and our nation.read more

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The Final Break Between God and Country

As dismaying as the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage was, there was something especially painful about seeing the White House lit up that evening with the rainbow colors of the gay pride flag. It almost seemed sacrilegious. But “sacrilegious” is not quite right, because Washington, D.C., has nothing to do with our eternal Jerusalem. Perhaps the best thing that can come out of the gay marriage decision is for the church to make a final break between our faith and our nation.  Christian Consensus? For American Christians, the connection between God and country...

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50 Resources for Equipping the Church on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

The Gospel Coalition exists to serve the church. To help fulfill this mession, TGC has joined with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention on Equip, a project to provide a broad range of resources on homosexuality and same-sex marriage issues to prepare your church for a changing culture. If you're looking for something to share with people in your church in order to better equip them to discuss homosexuality, same-sex attraction, same-sex marriage, or the biblical view of sexuality, consider one of the following 50 resources: ...

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What We Can Learn from the Civil Rights Movement

I think the civil rights movement teaches us a great deal, both positively and negatively, about how to exercise influence [in a hostile culture]. On the positive side, It teaches us that we don’t have to give up on our Christianity in order to influence culture. It also teaches us that there is power in the gospel for transformation—not just the transformation of the individual sinner but also the transformation of culture itself. It also teaches that we cannot separate the gospel from the political realm, nor should you separate the gospel from the...

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