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

Published in Organizations

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

Published in Social Issues

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

Published in Social Issues

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

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 14:24

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.

Published in Congregations

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

Published in Theology

Author of a new book titled Changing Our Mind, Baptist ethicist David Gushee says the traditional way of interpreting the Bible’s message about homosexuality hurts and marginalizes people and is the opposite of what Jesus taught.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:18

OK Baptists oppose homosexuality, but not gays

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma reaffirmed its stance against gay marriage but added a voice of compassion for LGBT people.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 14:25

Kentucky Baptists dismiss gay-friendly church

Kentucky Baptists voted Tuesday to accept a committee’s recommendation to withdraw fellowship from Crescent Hill Baptist Church.

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:49

Baptist preacher breaks ranks on gay rights

Pastor Stan Wilson says it’s hard to love your LGBT neighbors without knowing who they are.

Published in Social Issues
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