Sexual Ethics

Christian Reformed Church codifies homosexual sex as sin in its declaration of faith

"The 123-53 vote at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, caps a process begun in 2016 when a previous synod voted to form a study committee to bring a report on the 'biblical theology' of sexuality.” - RNS

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Pew: About 5% of young adults in the U.S. say their gender is different from their sex assigned at birth

"The share of U.S. adults who are transgender is particularly high among adults younger than 25. In this age group, 3.1% are a trans man or a trans woman, compared with just 0.5% of those ages 25 to 29." - Pew 

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Global Methodist Church Launches, Though African Leaders Wait to Join

"Launching on May 1, the new denomination plans to uphold traditional, conservative Wesleyan theology but run on a lighter, leaner infrastructure that emphasizes grassroots accountability and ministry connections." - C.Today

Related: Virginia church leaving UMC over LGBT debate, joining theologically conservative network

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The slow-moving rift in evangelical Christian higher education

"In 2015, two colleges affiliated with Baptist state conventions left the CCCU because they thought the association did not move swiftly enough to expel a small handful of member schools that decided to affirm same-sex marriage. ... Cedarville University in Ohio and Union University in Tennessee, helped form a new association called the International Association of Christian Educators" - RNS

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