Friday, 31 October 2014 12:45

The theo-politics of near/far

A system of opposites shapes the way we think about the world and about each other — and colors the way we talk about divisive issues.

Published in Commentaries

Representatives of LGBT groups attending this week’s conference on The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage said while Southern Baptists aren’t conceding much in their opposition to homosexuality, the fact a conversation is taking place suggests change is in the air.

Published in Social Issues

Speakers at the The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage conference described same-sex attraction as a temptation to be resisted, not something to be embraced.

Published in Social Issues

The move had drawn outrage from Christians across the theological spectrum.

Published in Social Issues

Ten lessons learned in writing this series on LGBT issues.

An activist says there are gay clergy in the Southern Baptist Convention. They just don’t talk about it.

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

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
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