James Martin

October 20, 2017

The spirit of faith sweeps #SpiritDay!

Faith groups, places of worship, and leaders and faith communities from various traditions came together again this year to take part in Spirit Day. In today's current political climate, having faith communities supporting and standing with LGBTQ youth is increasingly important; these leaders and groups have more than risen to the occasion!

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Who can pray for America? The Inauguration Benediction Question

The White House had invited Rev. Louie Giglio, an Evangelical pastor of the Passion City Church, in Atlanta, to lead the benediction at President Obama’s inauguration. However, once Rev. Louis Giglio’s past anti-gay sermon surfaced, the White House has decided that he is not the right person to be praying for a blessing on the people of the United States.
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Churches Kick Off Ally Week and Look Ahead to #SpiritDay

Spirit Day isn’t until this Friday, but many churches used their weekend worship to kick off Ally Week, leading up to Spirit Day. Last Sunday, GLAAD challenged participants to ask their place of worship to go purple. So far, over 50 religious organizations and congregations have signed on to participate in Spirit Day, and many got the ball rolling over the weekend.
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