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We reflect countless races, religions and lifestyles, and we often differ on questions of morality and behavior.

We have succeeded for 205 years in keeping the affairs of state separate from the uncompromising idealism of religious groups, and we mustn’t stop now.

To retreat from that separation would violate the principles of conservatism and the values upon which the framers built this democratic republic.

Given its design, Christian Mingle has no feature for gay users to find other gay users — everyone is simply put in the same network and must figure out who is gay and who is straight.

The Nevertheless, while the suit has forced the site to provide minimally helpful service to the gay Christian crowd, gay Christian leaders continue to see little value in using Christian Mingle.

The millions of Christians in this country reflect just about every conceivable political point of view.

For one highly conservative group to proclaim itself ‘the Christian Coalition’ strikes me as decidedly un-Christian arrogance.

Liberal progressive Christians, on the other hand, focus on a more balanced approach including the matriarchal aspects that are around the Golden Rule, and around peace, love, freedom, compassion, charity, forgiveness, and pacifism, acknowledging the idea that it will be the humble, gentle, peaceful and meek who shall inherit the earth.

Those two approaches inevitably produce the situation we have now, with proud and militant Conservative Christians trying to impose and enforce their beliefs, while Liberal Christians usually do not retaliate but instead tend to turn the other cheek.

But I believe that it's up to us to develop our personal theologies. Please, if you disapprove of Progressive Christianity, that is your right. I have considered attending some Unitarian services (more for fellowship than anything) and am interested in all seekers no matter the title they choose for themselves. One of the rules of the forum is that it is open to everyone.

I am just wondering how progressive Christians reconcile open communion with the words of Paul: "For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread: And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, "Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.

That is a crucial question that must be answered, because it goes to the heart of the dilemma we face.