CHR Comment: A panel discussion took a closer look at media coverage of the Pew Research Center report. Although larger denominations have declined, the panelists noted that there is a rise in new denominations, which more than makes up for that difference. Although fewer people declared a denominational affiliation, they panelists believed Christianity was not declining.
A private Christian university in Arizona has announced that it will now be extending employee benefits to lawfully married same-sex spouses of employees, but assured that it will continue to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
CHR Comment: The school was founded by the Southern Baptists. It intends to continue teaching that the biblical view of marriage is between one man and one woman.