An Alabama Baptist church whose pastor supports same-sex marriage has formally been voted out of membership of its local association.

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A historically black Baptist college that birthed leaders of the civil rights movement 50 years ago is being criticized today for inviting speakers to campus who support gay marriage.

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A winter storm has postponed tonight’s vote on an Alabama Baptist church at odds with its local association over gay marriage.

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Lawyers in four states filed legal briefs last week in a potentially historic same-sex marriage case brought by several gay couples, including one with ties to a Kentucky Baptist church.

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Faith groups including the moral concerns arm of the Southern Baptist Convention say they bear no ill-will toward homosexual couples but do not want them to be allowed to marry.

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Conservatives say a Washington florist found guilty of violating the state’s anti-discrimination law for refusing to take part in a same-sex wedding is being punished for being true to her Southern Baptist beliefs.

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A Baptist church mentioned in news coverage of the first day legal marriages were performed in Alabama faces expulsion from its local association of Southern Baptist churches.

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Top leaders of the Alabama Baptist Convention warn that churches with staff members who officiate over same-sex weddings risk expulsion.

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One of the four gay marriage cases accepted by the nation’s highest court has a Baptist angle.

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Tuesday, 09 December 2014 12:47

Baptist church holds same-sex wedding

A bride in the first same-sex wedding ceremony at Crescent Hill Baptist Church says coming to terms with her sexuality while studying at Southern Seminary in the late 1980s turned her life around.

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