Homosexuality

SBC megachurch challenges discrimination law in Dallas suburb

Opponents of an ordinance banning discrimination against gays and transgendered people are closing on a deadline for collecting enough petition signatures to force either repeal or a voter referendum.

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Editor says Atlanta mayor should repent or resign

Fired Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran told a Baptist news service that he will likely sue to get his job back.

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Mohler says fire chief’s firing a win for ‘erotic liberty’

A Southern Baptist Convention leader says the controversial firing of Atlanta’s fire chief proves that “erotic liberty” trumps religious liberty when it comes to disputes over homosexuality and gay marriage.

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Baptist fire chief fired over anti-gay book controversy

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran’s handling of controversy over a book critical of homosexuality only confirmed doubts about his ability to manage a diverse work force in one of the nation’s most LGBT-friendly communities.

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Georgia Baptists support fire chief suspended over homosexuality

Leaders of the 1.4-million-member Georgia Baptist Convention say suspended Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran is being punished for his faith.

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Fayetteville, Ark., repeals anti-discrimination measure some Baptists opposed

Church leaders, including Southern Baptists, led a campaign to overturn a controversial measure that they claimed would infringe on their religious freedom.

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Baptists oppose discrimination ordinance in Arkansas

Southern Baptists say they are optimistic voters will repeal a controversial civil rights ordinance in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Kentucky human-rights head commends Crescent Hill

The Kentucky Baptist Convention’s ouster of a gay-friendly congregation drew fire from a state agency.

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FBC Decatur, Ga., elects openly gay deacon

First Baptist Church in Decatur, Ga., is the latest high-profile Baptist church to fully include LGBT members.

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Prof says ex-gay therapy inadequate to help homosexuals change

An advocate of “biblical counseling” says what is missing in therapeutic approaches to fix unwanted same-sex attraction is “a Christian doctrine of sin.”

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