Love Prevails and MIND Condemn Composition of 'Way Forward' Commission

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Notable Quotes 


The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber, a Lutheran priest, gives the benediction at the end of the funeral for her friend Rachel Held Evans. (Video screenshot via Religion News Service)

“For people who are progressive-minded Christians, our Christianity is not something that is just adjacent to everything else — it’s not just sprinkled on top. It’s something that is very deeply held and compels us in this moment.”

– The Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber, on why she and other first-time endorsers are backing Joe Biden for president.


"... Sometimes the gospel confronts us with values that are counter to a white supremacist, nationalist, militaristic, xenophobic, homophobic, misogynistic, anti-environmental, or ableist agenda. Even without mentioning a specific president, a sermon that preaches the values of welcoming the immigrant, obeying the commandment not to murder, lifting up 'the least of these,' or valuing black lives can be mistakenly perceived as promoting a 'liberal agenda.'"

– Leah D. Schade, "What to Do When Parisioners Leave ... Because of Politics."

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