Rap That Showtime Religion

Can the church fight apathy and materialism by feeding people’s appetite for entertainment? Evidently many in the church believe the answer is yes, as church after church jumps on the show-business bandwagon. It is a troubling trend that is luring many otherwise orthodox churches away from biblical priorities. Church buildings are being constructed like theaters. Instead of a pulpit, the focus is a stage. Some ...

To Judge or Not Be Judged

To Judge or Not Be Judged
By Ray Yungen With regard to the current spiritual deception coming into the church, let us ask two questions: Is it right to judge? And do all paths lead to God? Jesus Christ foretold in Matthew 7:22-23 Many will say to me in that day, “Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy ...

Male Priests Marry in Anglican Church First Gay ‘Wedding’

Male Priests Marry in Anglican Church First Gay 'Wedding'
Two male priests exchanged vows and rings in a ceremony that was conducted using one of the church’s most traditional wedding rites – a decision seen as blasphemous by conservatives. The ceremony broke Church of England guidelines and was carried out last month in defiance of the Bishop of London, in whose diocese it took place. News of the “wedding” emerged days before a crucial ...

Lesbian Suffragan Bishop Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool

Lesbian Suffragan Bishop Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool
A controversial priest who has a lesbian partner has so far received more than half the votes she needs to be consecrated as an assistant bishop. And the 120-day consent process began just a month ago. The Rev Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool has 29 consents to become bishop suffragan, according to a recent report by the Diocese of Los Angeles. She needs 56 to be ...