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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Friction over LGBTQ issues worsens in global Anglican church

Brian Houston was told father would ‘surely be incarcerated’ if rape of boy went to court, trial hears
The Guardian: Victim’s great-aunt tells court Hillsong founder spoke to lawyer about father’s crime but it was not reported to police.
With race in mind, Christians reconsider language of dark and light at Advent
Religion News Service: ‘The idea that darkness is inherently bad needs no reinforcement,’ said one pastor.
Friction over LGBTQ issues worsens in global Anglican church
Associated Press: This year, the divisions have widened, as conservative bishops – notably from Africa and Asia – affirmed their opposition to LGBTQ inclusion and demanded “repentance” by the more liberal provinces with inclusive policies.
In a violent economy, people of faith try cooperatives
Sojourners: Many people of faith are turning to cooperatives as an alternative to the dehumanizing economics of capitalism.
Younger evangelicals in the U.S. are more concerned than their elders about climate change
Pew Research Center: Adults under 40 are considerably more likely than their elders to express concern about the issue and attribute it to human activity. This age pattern also exists within major Christian traditions in the U.S., including evangelical Protestants, who are among the groups most skeptical about climate change.

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