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Free Will and Same-Sex Marriage

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Author Michael Eric Dyson thinks the Black church needs to ‘get over’ the gay marriage issue. But is it possible to view homosexuality as a sin, yet support the right of same-sex couples to marry? Read more

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Bedroom Hallelujahs

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The church has allowed the world to turn sex — what God intended to be beautiful — into ‘the nasty.’ This is part one in an occasional series on bringing God back into your bedroom. Read more

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Why Unmarried Christians Are Having Sex

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With so many single adults deciding that abstinence is unrealistic, perhaps the church’s message about sexual purity is incomplete. True love doesn’t wait; it develops. Read more

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Altered Calls

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In her new book, ‘After the Altar Call,’ UrbanFaith contributor Jacqueline J. Holness interviews a variety of women about the highs and lows of following Christ. Read more

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Abstinence = Epic Fail

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All baptized men and women, single or married, are called to the vocation of chastity, not abstinence. But our urban Christian voices struggle to articulate this doctrine of sexual wholeness. It’s not about saying ‘no’ but saying ‘yes.’ Read more

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The Miseducation of Whitney Houston

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Bad theology kept her in an unhealthy marriage, but good theology got her out. Read more

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Why We Can’t Ignore Racism

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As a white man in America, I’ve been guilty of rolling my eyes when someone would raise the subject of racism. “Why can’t everyone just get over it,” I’d think. But ignoring wounds from the past can be as damaging as the initial offense. Read more

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’Tis the Season to Be Laid Off

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Are you facing the holidays as one of the growing number of people in the unemployment line? Here’s honest advice from a guy who’s been there and lived to work again. Read more

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The Intermarriage Solution

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A new book argues that interracial marriage may be the best way for black women to find suitable husbands. But, as you might guess, that suggestion comes fraught with controversy. Here’s what one single black woman thinks. Read more

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Gay Marriage Paranoia

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OPINION: Christians should stop obsessing about same-sex unions and put their focus on the real threat to traditional values — conformity to the world. Read more

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