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Roy Moore Wall Street Journal

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Now is the time for all religions in the United States to lift up their common values that can change morally corrupt lives: Love God and love our neighbors as ourselves, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. more

Dec 7, 2017 3:44 PM 1 Comments

The marriage of religion and politics, long in the making, has possibly corrupted beyond redemption the most visible faces of American Christianity, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:06 PM Perspectives 1 Comments

For the Church, the discussion around sexual harassment is even more complex, because the church has abandoned its historic theology of human sin in favor of political language, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt more

Dec 4, 2017 3:11 PM Perspectives

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American Evangelical culture has long silenced the voices of women, making it possible to equivocate Roy Moore's alleged abuse of teen-age girls with biblical references – but not for much longer, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. more

Nov 10, 2017 10:38 AM Christy Thomas

On the topic of recent revelations of the scope of sexual assaults agains women, the Rev. Jim Parsons is silent -- for a good reason. more

Oct 23, 2017 4:56 PM Jim Parsons

Sexual Ethics

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The General Commission on Status and Role of Women's online survey seeks information from clergy and laity regarding instances of sexual harassment in The United Methodist Church. more

Sep 14, 2017 3:40 PM Local Church

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Bishop Michael McKee of the North Texas Annual Conference has issued a statement to clergy and lay members regarding fair process, the procedures provided for complaint resolution in the Book of Discipline. more

Jun 19, 2017 12:55 PM Finance and Administration

UPDATE: Read firsthand accounts. A clergywoman's complaint about how her allegations of sexual harassment were handled by the North Texas Conference revealed what her supporters saw as a lack of justice and leaders saw as protecting "fair process." more

Jun 8, 2017 7:19 PM Ordained Ministry 1 Comments