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
Monday, 27 October 2014 10:16

ERLC conference drawing diverse crowd

Pro-LGBT groups hope a Southern Baptist Convention conference intended to defend traditional marriage will open the door to more give-and-take about what the Bible says about homosexuality.

Published in Social Issues

Truth is, Christians have long changed, adapted or overlooked “timeless” dogmas.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:39

LGBT leaders open to dialogue with SBC

Gay-rights groups are watching with interest a gathering of Southern Baptists at the end of October to explore what the Bible says about homosexuality and same-sex marriage.

Published in Social Issues

Same-sex couples began lining up for marriage licenses Monday morning after Friday’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 09 October 2014 14:39

Baptist editor blasts gay-marriage ruling

A Baptist newspaper editorial challenged Southern Baptists in Missouri to insist the state’s attorney general “do his job” by appealing a favorable ruling on same-sex marriage by a Kansas City judge.

Published in Social Issues
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