In Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 31st theÂ Black clergy group,Â The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) led by Rev. William Owens, President and Founder, announced at a conference their opposition towards President Obama’s stance on gay marriage. Other leaders of the nationally televised press conference included Rev. Dean Nelson, the Executive Director for the Network [...]
Recently, Chick-fil-AÂ launched an ad that angered many, including the mayor of Boston, ThomasÂ M. Memino. The ad states, “One Man, One Woman. God Luvs Marig. Eat Mor Chikin.” Boston’s mayor sent a letter to the president of Chick-fil-A, Dan Cathy stating, ‘ “In recent days you said Chick-fil-A opposes same-sex marriage and said the generation [...]
June 18, 2012 by Admin
Filed under Publisher's Blog | First Things First with Roland T. Hairston, II, Relationships
What makes a gentleman? Today, we call any man who conducts himself with distinction and grace a â€œgentleman.â€ But in the preface to his classic book, Mere Christianity, author C.S. Lewis gives a historical background on the word: â€œThe word gentleman originally meant something recognizable; one who had a coat of arms and some landed [...]
Read what President Obama said about how his Christian faith influenced his change of perspective on same-sex marriage and weigh-in!
On July 24, 2011, same-sex couples legally began marrying in New York. The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force stated: â€œToday the doors of marriage equality swing open in New York.
By Harry R. Jackson, Jr. The President’s announcement, Wednesday, February 23rd, that he will no longer defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was shocking to millions of Americans. Yet his timing was not just an act of personal conscience, it was done in concert with the deliberations of the Maryland State Senate which [...]
by Darryl Izzard Arguments have been brewing across the country for the past 12-18 months as recent court rulings on same-sex marriage have surfaced. Your pastor could very likely find himself in the midst of deciding whether to perform the same-sex nuptials or not. Same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay marriage, is marriage between [...]