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From Associated Press/Fox News

"The mayor of Houston announced Wednesday that the city will withdraw subpoenas of sermons from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents, The Houston Chronicle reports."

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From ABC News

"As I’ve taught my kids to talk about disability and difference, I’ve found myself learning even more. I’ve been able to claim my own abilities and gifts and admit my own vulnerabilities and needs. And I’ve started to see everyone around me in terms of what we hold in common instead of what divides us. I have my daughter to thank."

Read more: Amy Julia Becker, Good Morning America, ABC News
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From First Things

"The adjustment is basic: to cast a limit on sexual activity as a plus, not a minus. It persuades youths that stopping short of going to bed is not restriction, denial, prohibition, a Big No. Rather, it is preservation, affirmation, obedience, a Humble Yes."

Read more: Mark Bauerlein, First Things
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From First Things

"Craig Blomberg, professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, has devoted much of his scholarly life to assuring evangelical students raised in fundamentalist homes that the authority—and inerrancy—of the Bible does not depend on its living up to logical positivist standards that would have meant nothing to Moses, David, Luke, or Paul. In Can We Still Believe the Bible?: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions, he does his fellow evangelicals a vital service by identifying and discussing six areas where critics like Ehrman have sown deep seeds of doubt in the minds of believers and seekers as to the reliability of the Bible."

Read more: Louis Markos, First Things
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From Juicy Ecumenism

"Many Millennial Evangelicals are searching for something beyond the proclaimed 'outdated,' 'old-fashioned' and 'fundamental' faith of our parents. Lured by an increasingly secular society and blinded by a self-serving human nature, Millennial Evangelicals are not stopping long enough to uncover what makes our grandpa’s religion great."

Read more: Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism, The Institute on Religion & Democracy
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From The New York Times

"Thomas has been called the James Joyce of Wales and compared to his own hero, John Keats. He wrote some of the most recognizable verse of the 20th century: “Do not go gentle into that good night/Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”"

Read more: Katrin Bennhold, The New York Times
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From ACLJ

"An appeals court in Lahore Pakistan has upheld the death sentence for a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, who was convicted of 'blasphemy' (speaking against the prophet Muhammad) in 2010."

Read more: Jordan Sekulow, ACLJ
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From JonathanMerritt.com

"David Gushee, a Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University, a Baptist college and divinity school in Georgia, plans to announce that he now affirms same-sex relationships, in a speech to The Reformation Project Conference, a gathering of pro-LGBT Christians in Washington, on Nov. 8."

Read more: Jonathan Merritt, JonathanMerritt.com
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From First Things

"The lesson for all of us in this is quite simple: When asked about a contentious social issue that’s loaded with potential to anger, divide, and invite persecution, “Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil” (Matthew 5:37)."

Read more: Andrew Walker, First Thoughts, First Things
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From Christianity Today

"If the trick to getting people to like your movie and tell their friends -- still the most effective form of movie advertising -- is to appeal to everyone, it also poses a unique challenge to the content, not just trailers or producers."

Read more: Drew Turney, Christianity Today
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From The New York Times

"For the privileged, maybe the most grueling path seems the most likely to lead to divinity. When I run on Sunday mornings, I pass seven packed, bustling fitness boutiques, and five nearly empty churches."

Read more: Heather Havrilesky, New York Times Magazine, The New York Times
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From CNSNews.com

"The total withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq in December 2011 left the Christian communities in the lurch, and White urged members of the Life Center congregation in Tacoma to vote for politicians that would not have left Iraq. "The reason we had this tragedy now is because you came in and you left us too soon."

"'We weren't ready to be left,' he added."

Read more: Barbara Boland, CNSNews.com
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