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LGBT+ Issues create tension in CRC

Kathryn Mae Post

April 21, 2017

A report from the Christian Reformed Church’s winter classis meetings, in which regionally grouped churches discuss ministry-related issues, indicates that LGBT+ issues are a source of tension among CRC classes. The report read: “Class...

Presbyterian Church (USA) comes out in support of same-sex marriage

Joshua Van Wyhe

March 26, 2015

Last week the Presbyterian Church (USA) became the largest Protestant group to formally support same-sex marriage. The denomination altered their description of marriage in their constitution (Book of Order) as a result. On Tuesday,...

Many of homeless youth are LGBT, study finds

Ben Rietema

December 6, 2013

According to a recent report put out by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), between 20 and 40 percent of American homeless youth identify as LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender). However, only three to five percent of...