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Rebooting values

Rebooting values

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  People sometimes complain about a lack of original ideas in entertainment. Many movies are sequels or unnecessary remakes. However, when I find my own generation’s television shows being rebooted, and done well, I do a bit of...
A Hollywood movie that can inform the Church’s response to homosexuals

A Hollywood movie that can inform the Church’s response to homosexuals

I recently viewed the 1993 film, Philadelphia, starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. This is only the second time I have seen the movie. Tom Hanks plays Andrew Beckett, an up and coming lawyer who for years has managed to keep his homosexuality a secret from the...
Video: Being the church in a pagan society

Video: Being the church in a pagan society

Should we expect the secular society around us to live by our Christian standards? How do we minister in a post-Christian culture? Jacob Thurston gives his take in this five-minute video. Thurston is a student at Indiana Wesleyan University, beginning his first year...
Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Christianity Today features Wesleyan response to same-sex marriage

Amid a rush of response to the same-sex marriage ruling of the Supreme Court in The United States, Christianity Today published responses from “a professor, a pastor, a denominational superintendent, and the president of the National Association of...
What now? After the Supreme Court’s marriage decision

What now? After the Supreme Court’s marriage decision

The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriages are now legal throughout the nation. What does this mean for religious organizations that remain committed to traditional marriage? The short answer is: no one knows. We do know this: The legalization of same-sex...
​Response to 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

​Response to 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage

The US Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the same-sex marriage cases that are grouped as “Obergefell v. Hodges.” The central issue, whether every state must allow same-sex couples to be legally married, has been answered in the affirmative. The Wesleyan...
Wesleyan Discipline paragraphs regarding sexuality and same-sex marriage

Wesleyan Discipline paragraphs regarding sexuality and same-sex marriage

Discipline and biblical references regarding human sexuality and the implications for same-sex marriage: 222. We believe that every person is created in the image of God, that human sexuality reflects that image in terms of intimate love, communication, fellowship,...