The ABCs of Sexual Ethics

March 20, 2012 ...

The need for action was great: In 2003, 40 million were living with HIV/AIDS. It was time to move past hang-ups and work together on the pandemic that was destroying a generation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Response to the President’s proposal was mixed. Some critics feared that the messages of abstinence and faithfulness would overshadow the …

Q&A With Mark Regnerus

March 20, 2012 ...

A I expect a few things to occur among evangelical congregations and denominations: First, people will marry later. We’re already beginning to see it happen. The desire for sexual intimacy has long been a motivator toward marrying. When people separate sex from marriage, the penchant for marrying in a timely manner — especially among men …

Love Does Not Fail

March 20, 2012 ...

The “love” passage from 1 Corinthians 13 is often quoted at weddings, but I heard it in a new way at a prayer meeting several years ago. “Love,” the speaker told us, “has to be why we are here.” In the struggle to protect life, we can be tempted to be unloving. We who by …

Crossing Lines for Life

March 20, 2012 ...

  They share an understanding of the complex social, emotional, medical and financial factors at work when it comes to abortion. They even agree that many abortions occur for unethical reasons. But some disagree over whether abortion should be legal, and some disagree over whether a Christian position on life should be imposed upon women …

Support for Celebrating Life

January 1, 2012 ...

This packet is intended to be a resource for pastors and ministry leaders wanting to take active and practical steps towards reducing the number of abortions in their congregations and communities. In this packet, you’ll find: Data about unplanned pregnancy and abortion; Common struggles and fears accompanying pregnancy; Help in the search for pre- and …

Single and Pregnant in Church?

August 25, 2010 ...

The poll, conducted by Gallup, Inc, shows[*]: 76 percent of evangelicals believe sex between an unmarried man and woman is morally wrong. 77 percent of evangelicals believe abortion is morally wrong. 79 percent of evangelicals believe having a baby outside of marriage is morally wrong. These figures suggest that an unmarried evangelical who unexpectedly becomes …

All for Life

June 21, 2010 ...

When the Supreme Court struck down laws prohibiting abortions on January 22, 1973, the frontiers of reproductive research were focused on birth control. Today the frontiers of reproductive research focus on helping infertile couples become pregnant and premature babies survive in neonatal ICU units. Americans are adopting in record numbers with international adoptions high on …