Faith: Protestant

  • lmth

    Watch interviews with delegates to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's recent national assembly, which voted to allow local congregations to hire noncelibate gay and lesbian pastors.

    August 25, 2009 | Comments

  • luthernth

    At its national assembly in Minneapolis, the country's largest Lutheran denomination permitted the ordination and hiring of homosexual clergy who are in “lifelong, monogamous” relationships.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

  • mark-whitlock

    "We must return to the values that made the black church a true success," says Rev. Mark Whitlock, director of community initiatives at USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture, where a mentoring program trains African-American clergy in community organizing, economic development, and church leadership strategies.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

  • joelhome

    Florida megachurch pastor Joel Hunter says evangelicalism is changing, strong interfaith relationships are important, and faith communities should support a broad public policy agenda.

    August 7, 2009 | Comments

  • joelthumbnow

    "People think the church can save the country, when really some types of political responsibility can save the church," says megachurch pastor Joel Hunter

    August 7, 2009 | Comments

  • interracialthumbnail

    We’re segregated in housing. The job market is segregated, and we end up going to churches with people who look like us. Experts say US churches are ten times less diverse than the neighborhoods they sit in.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch additional excerpts from our interview about same-sex marriage with Mark Tooley, president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, an advocacy group that supports conservative positions within mainline denominations.

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview about same-sex marriage and mainline Protestant denominations with Rev. Jennifer Wegter-McNelly, interim minister of the Church of the Covenant. More

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch additional excerpts from our interview with Reverend Mary Holder Naegeli, who is among those urging the Presbyterian Church (USA) to resist changing its policies on same-sex marriage. "Homosexual practice is not God’s design for humanity," she says.

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch additional excerpts from our interview about same-sex marriage with Reverend Pam Werntz of Boston’s Emmanuel Episcopal Church. More

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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