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.

Published in Social Issues

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.

Published in Congregations

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

Published in Social Issues

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

Published in People
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.

Published in Congregations

Church-state watchdogs disagree about whether city and county clerks in states that allow gay marriage have a right of conscience to refuse service to same-sex couples.

Published in Politics

Gay couples in Missouri won the second battle in a month when a state judge ruled that same-sex couples can wed.

Published in Social Issues

Observers say a federal appeals court ruling upholding gay marriage bans in four states virtually guarantees the high court will take up the issue.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 06 November 2014 13:27

A new day in America

But will religious liberty be preserved?

Published in Commentaries

A Missouri Baptist Convention resolution opposes same-sex marriage as a matter of religious conviction, while voicing compassion for individuals who are attracted to members of the same sex.

Published in Social Issues
Page 2 of 7