Five days later, Monday’s marathon city council meeting remains the talk of the town. Residents shared strong opinions, some supporting and some opposing same-sex marriage, and the council ultimately decided to table the issue indefinitely. No one left happy.Read More »
Should churches support contraception?
Should churches support contraception? Read “Evangelicals say it’s time for frank talk about sex” Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her …Read More »
Evangelicals say it’s time for frank talk about sex
The statistics, some evangelicals say, can no longer be ignored.
Eighty percent of young evangelicals have engaged in premarital sex, according to a new video from the National Association of Evangelicals. and almost a third of evangelicals’ unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.
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Spokane’s religion wrap-up: The Oak Tree, gay marriage and arrogant Christianity?
Have you heard of The Oak Tree yet? It’s a group of Spokanites who are determined to make a difference in the community outside of church walls.Read More »
Poll shows Christianity good for the poor, bad for sex
Americans feel the “Christian faith” has a positive impact on help for the poor and raising children with good morals, according to a new poll, but it gets a bad rap on its impact on sexuality in society. In a new study conducted by Grey Matter Research, more than 1,000 …Read More »
Are Passover Pete, lattes and other marketing techniques good for denominations?
The day after Easter, Jon Stewart had an absolutely hilarious segment on the Daily Show about the difference between Easter and Passover. Both holidays were observed at the White House last weekend. His point was the Easter celebration was far more fun than the Seder. He was worried that kids, …Read More »