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Rocks and Hard Places for Gay Christians this Christmas

During this Holy Season for every faith, many are up in arms over a prayer Rick Warren will offer, some planning to disrupt it, which will only cede the moral authority progressives now have.

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Update: On The Relationship Between Saddleback and PEPFAR

Expert sources consulted for “Untold Consequences” underscored that while there is no known direct funding link between Saddleback and PEPFAR, the key question is which of the organizations and churches in various countries affiliated with Saddleback have received funding from PEPFAR.

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Untold Consequences: Rick Warren’s AIDS Activism

Rick Warren’s AIDS work in Africa supposed to negate his anti-gay and anti-choice advocacy. But Warren’s AIDS activism is nearly as troubling as the rest of his ideology.

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Disappointed by Obama’s Rick Warren Pick, But Not Discouraged

Rick Warren has never been as far from traditional Religious Right leaders as his carefully cultivated public personality would suggest.

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Not-So-Harmonic Convergence: Do Obama and Warren Agree on Development?

Do Obama and Warren really agree on international development?

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The Real Rick Warren

Religious leader Rick Warren has been picked to provide the invocation at President Elect Obama’s inauguration. Does his extremist position on social issues represent the common ground Obama is striving for?

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Obama Makes Healing Gesture, Can Pastor Rick Warren Do the Same?

President-elect Barack Obama makes a genuine gesture toward healing divisive social issues by inviting Pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration. Will Pastor Warren grasp the potential for genuine healing and lead conservatives to a new middle ground?

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Mega-Church Pastor Flexes Political Muscle on World AIDS Day

Rick Warren is positioning himself as the powerbroker who can muster support from the religious right for AIDS initiatives, and Obama will need bipartisan allies. The question is what concessions Warren will ask in return.

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Thanks, Joe Biden: Abortion Is A Personal Decision

Interviewed on Meet the Press, Joe Biden was clear about his support for policies that ensure abortion access for women in this country. But why are we asking presidential candidates when life begins?

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Facing Tough Media Questions, Obama, Biden Discuss Views on Abortion, Democracy, Choice

Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden discussed their views on when life begins as matters of personal faith and public policy by answering tough questions from mainstream media on ABC’s This Week and NBC’s Meet the Press.

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