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Omaha World Herald Publishes Response

A response to an angry reader who objected to the Heartland Proclamation was published today in the Omaha World Herald’s Public Pulse section (4B).  Originally an Op Ed piece was submitted, but was rejected by the Editor on the grounds that he would be compelled to publish a rebuttal and did not want to start […]

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Number of signers doubles in a week.

While our home page still shows 181 Heartland Proclamation signers, we have received another batch of names which are being manually added, bringing the number to 205.  In other words, the number has doubled in a week.  Keep getting the word out, and let’s try to double THIS number!

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Enthusiastic Crowd Responds to Heartland Proclamation

On Wednesday, June 15, a crowd of several hundred Omaha residents, and others coming from Crete to Des Moines, gathered at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge for the public presentation and signing of the Heartland Proclamation.  194 Christian clergy have now signed onto this proclamation which declares that “homosexuality is not a sickness, not a […]

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Press Conference Address by Dr. Eric Elnes

For many years, Heartland clergy and their congregations have been prayerfully reexamining long-held assumptions with respect to homosexuality, and gender identity and expression. To everything there is a season and today we recognize that this is the season of warming.  Our silence has been broken, and today we join with many gay and straight persons […]

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Beyond the Sound Bite: A Fuller Version

In the vision of the Hebrew prophet Amos, the preeminent sign of God’s presence and power is found where justice rolls down like a river, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream (Amos 5:24). Today, with the banks of the Missouri River in full flood, the Heartland Clergy for Inclusion gathers with you to bear witness […]

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