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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

How the American Bible Society became evangelical

Justice Kennedy's Masterpiece ruling
The Atlantic: The Supreme Court found in favor of a baker who refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple, but used a rationale that sheds little light on the case's larger civil-rights implications.
NPR: In narrow opinion, Supreme Court rules for baker in gay rights case

United Methodist annual conferences meet with denomination's future in flux
Religion News Service: This year, a moment of reckoning looms with the denomination's long-debated conflict over homosexuality -- whether to ordain gay clergy, whether clergy can marry same-sex partners, and related issues.

Why multicultural churches fail
Bearings: "Multiracial" and "multicultural" are not necessarily the same, says Chanequa Walker-Barnes.
Bearings: How multicultural churches can succeed

What the church could learn from ABC
Baptist News Global: It turns out that ABC has a sharper moral compass than the evangelical church in America today, Mark Wingfield says.

How the American Bible Society became evangelical
The Conversation: The American Bible Society, with an annual revenue of nearly $370 million, is one of the largest religious nonprofits, and a highly influential one.

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