Southern Baptists say they’ve gotten some things wrong on homosexuality, but they still see acceptance of gay marriage as a line that cannot be crossed.
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Southern Baptists are publicly wrestling with homosexuality this week. The Nashville-based denomination invited pastors and lay people to Opryland for a follow-up event to a similar, smaller summit on sexuality held earlier this year.
Leaders of the largest protestant denomination in the U.S. are returning from the Texas border. They’re calling on evangelicals to have compassion for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding from Central America.
The Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention is praising God for the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, which challenged an Obamacare requirement to cover birth control. The denomination has been a vocal supporter of the Green family, which owns the for-profit retailer and are SBC members.
The largest protestant denomination in the U.S. says it has no plans to drop its opposition to gay marriage and homosexuality. But Southern Baptists are softening the way they talk about it.
Fewer jokes and check your facts – those are two of the tips on handling homosexuality shared with Southern Baptist pastors gathered in Nashville.
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention – based in Nashville – say they are “deeply saddened” with the decision to accept openly gay youth in the Boy Scouts of America.
Nashville-based LifeWay Christian Resources has quietly pulled the Oscar-nominated The Blind Side from the shelves of its stores, saying the PG-13 movie contains racial slurs.
The Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention today elected its first-ever black president, the Rev. Fred Luter. It also voted on whether to change the name of the nation’s largest denomination to end an identification with the South.
The Southern Baptist Convention has cancelled a radio call-in show hosted by Richard Land. The denomination has also reprimanded Land for racially charged comments he made after the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
The Southern Baptist Convention may soon have its first African-American president. Ahead of the denomination’s national meeting next month, a poll has been released showing Southern Baptist pastors support the idea.
A new survey shows two-thirds of protestant pastors in the United States agree – at least in part – that Islam is a dangerous religion.