Liberty includes respect for others

Is there a slow death of religious liberty?

In America, protected classes include race, color, national origin, choice of religion, disability, and familial status. What reason must ones chosen religion, which is a protected class, need additional Religious Freedom laws? Continue reading “Liberty includes respect for others”

Acts don’t fit religion

Acts don’t fit religion

KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Aug 15, 2015

Recently, religious institutions appear to be heralding a separation from all things they deem offensively gay — marriage equality, Boy Scouts, anti-discrimination, lifestyles, etc. Continue reading “Acts don’t fit religion”

Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

Letter to the editor: Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

By Kevin R. Tengesdal from Bismarck on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:22 a.m.

Perhaps, we need to change the monologue.

Instead of saying, “God hates gay people,” say, “God Hates [name of family member or friend who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender!” Continue reading “Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people”

Equality

Equality

KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Mar 11, 2015

Remember Jesus sitting down and talking with a scorned Samaritan woman and asking her for a drink of water? When His disciples returned, they didn’t panic witnessing Christ talking alone with a woman. They trusted Him and His ministry, holding no fear or contempt with this woman. Continue reading “Equality”