Archive for the 'Justice' Category

ICON brings Inlaws & Outlaws to Jesus MCC

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

The Interfaith Coalition on Nondiscrimination is partnering with the film Inlaws & Outlaws to raise awareness of the importance of GLBT family recognition. This new film will be shown on July 17 at 7:00 pm at Jesus MCC. Tickets are $10, and can be purchased in advance at the church on Sundays. All proceeds benefit ICON.  Watch the trailer:

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Billboards about gays seek clarity for hearts and minds

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

Billboard: bigotry vs. truthWould Jesus Discriminate? Round 3

People have heard it preached for years that homosexuals are condemned as wicked and perverse people but for many there’s a quiet voice that asks a nagging question — how does such a hateful message square with religious teachings that stress love and full acceptance?

Rev. Jeff Miner, Senior Pastor of Jesus Metropolitan Community Church, Indianapolis, believes that quiet voice in our hearts and minds is trying to tell us something about the difference between bigotry and religious truth.

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Would Jesus Discriminate? — Round 2 Recap

Monday, June 4th, 2007

The second round of our Would Jesus Discriminate? campaign ended on May 19.

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Pro-Gay Signs Defaced

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Would Jesus Discriminate? Round Two

Late last week, 22 billboards went up across the Indianapolis metro area asking Hoosiers to re-examine their assumptions about what the Bible says about homosexuality. The response has been swift and violent.

Two of the billboards have already been defaced. One, located on the east side of Indianapolis (at the intersection of 10th Street and Mitthoeffer), proclaims, “Jesus affirmed a gay couple. Matthew 8:5-13.” It has been marred with bright red paint that says “lie, lie, lie.”

Defaced billboard

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Gays Reclaim the Bible

Monday, April 16th, 2007

This week marks the beginning of an unprecedented media campaign that will challenge Hoosiers to re-examine their assumptions about what the Bible says about homosexuality. The message will be everywhere — on 22 billboards across the Indianapolis metro area, on two thousand yard signs, and on hundreds of t-shirts and bumper stickers.

Jesus said some are born gay.

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