Record Level of US Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Record Level of US Supports Same-Sex Marriage

A record number of U.S. adults (70%) say same-sex marriage “should be recognized by the law as valid” and convey the same rights as “traditional marriages,” according to a Gallup report published June 8. This is up three points from 2020 and an increase of 43 points...
Your Church and Same-Gender Marriage – Part 2

Your Church and Same-Gender Marriage – Part 2

A growing number of congregations across the U.S. have been engaging in conversation about conducting same-sex marriages since the 2015 Supreme Court decision. Yesterday, I summarized the process that four Protestant churches went through in deciding whether their...
Your Church and Same-Gender Marriage – Part 1

Your Church and Same-Gender Marriage – Part 1

The 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-gender marriages presented a challenge to Christian churches; they now must choose whether they are conducted in local church buildings and by their clergy. Adaptive leadership is necessary as the emotional...