Danny Cortez, pastor of New Heart Community Church in La Mirada, Calif., comments for the first time since his church’s ouster from the Southern Baptist Convention.

Published in Theology

What is going on here? Two very different ways Christians today are “seeing” shifting attitudes on the LGBT issue. 

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
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 14:14

Evangelicals must learn from Vatican report

We can find a way to come to a common table and learn to be with “the other.”

Published in Commentaries

How paradigm shifts (or leaps) in biblical interpretation have often occurred through surprising encounters with God and people. 

A committee is recommending ouster of the one-time unofficial mother church of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary over the issue of homosexuality.

Published in Congregations

The Arcus Foundation has awarded the Alliance of Baptists a grant to support a new initiative directed toward work on LGBTQ inclusion and racial justice.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 10:53

Toward covenant: The LGBT issue, part 14

What next? Exploring a covenantal standard for every Christian’s sexual ethics.

An upcoming training event by Matthew Vines’ Reformation Project features personalities familiar to moderate and progressive Baptists.

Published in Social Issues

Three proposals for thinking about creation, sexual orientation and God’s will.

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