Three Christian schools are attempting to intervene in a high-profile federal lawsuit that is seeking to force faith-based colleges, universities and seminaries to recognize gender identity and sexual orientation as normal. The suit was filed by 33 LGBT students.
Nestle, Mars and two other major food companies recently wrote in a USA Today opinion piece that they oppose state-level bills that prohibit biological boys from playing on girls' teams and will speak out against similar "draconian" legislation that impacts children.
There is an essential question for Christians to answer. If we are to frame our worldview without being pulled here-and-there by the various deceptions of our culture while also having a strong enough cultural witness that is big enough for the questions of the challenges of this time in human history, then answering this question must involve a deep dive into the issue of the image of God. In other words, the Christian view of what it means to be human.
On Tuesday, a Christian professional photographer filed a federal lawsuit against the state of New York, seeking to overturn a law that could result in her being arrested for up to a year and fined at least $100,000 if she refuses to photograph a same-sex wedding.
In light of the very real threat posed by the Equality Act, a number of Christians have offered compromise solutions, most notably the Fairness for All Act. FFA would carve out exemptions for churches and certain religious organizations, though it’s unclear which ones. It would not, however, protect the religious freedoms of private Christian citizens who are medical professionals, business owners, bakers, florists, photographers, and so on.