Should Christians support marriage equality? We believe they should. This page points to resources that we believe make a sound case to say “yes” to marriage equality.
Same-sex marriage is a logical extension of the acceptance of homosexuality; conversely, the denial of marriage rites is an indication of failure to accept homosexuality. The Rev. Gary D. Bouma is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Monash University, and Associate Priest at St. John’s Anglican Church, East Malvern, Victoria. […]
I am a Christian, a person deeply formed by the Church and its gospel. Even more, I am a Baptist minister. For the past thirty-five years I have given my life to understanding, living and proclaiming the message of Jesus. It is because of this, not in spite of […]
Don’t fall for the fear-mongering. Freedom of religion is an important issue for a pluralist society, but it’s not a crisis created by marriage equality
One of the fears of many religious people have around marriage equality is that it will erode their freedom to practice their religion. So how valid is this concern? My thesis is this: marriage equality will throw up questions about religious freedom, but they will not be new questions. […]
What does marriage mean? The debate over marriage equality has forced us to ask this question. It is a good question to ask. In a 2011 article for the Sydney Anglicans website, which was later abbreviated to appear on the Drum website, Anglican Rector Michael Jensen argued that to […]