Monday, December 21, 2015

Monday Roundup: Six Articles

Thabiti Anyabwile: Four Simple Ways to Stand in Solidarity with Muslims

Here are a few simple suggestions for showing solidarity with Muslim neighbors and friends.... Read more

Anti-Christian persecution isn’t all about Islam

For the record, three points can never be repeated often enough to put the understanding of anti-Christian persecution in the early 21st century in its proper context. Read more

Robert Gagnon vs. Daniel Kirk on Homosexuality

When it comes to an issue like the affirmation of homosexual practice, the decision to view it as a viable Christian position over which we should not divide is itself a judgment, a decision. Whatever decision is made, they will “remain a congregation of Christian disciples”? Is it not possible that one of the two available decisions will, in fact, take them out of that category? Read more

The Good News Behind Why Teens Don’t Need a Bible for Christmas

Most practicing Protestant youth already own one—and they’re reading it, according to researchers. Read more

Outrage at release of juvenile Delhi rapist: Court says it cannot extend sentence

ndia's top court said on Monday it had no power to detain the youngest of the men convicted of the 2012 gang rape of a woman on a bus in New Delhi in a case that shocked the nation, a day after he was released after three years in custody. Read more

Slovenia rejects gay marriage in referendum

Slovenians have rejected same-sex marriage by a large margin in a referendum. Almost two-thirds of voters said no to a bill that defined marriage as a union between two consenting adults. Read more

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