In a change widely interpreted more in tone than impact, the world’s largest Baptist university has dropped its sometimes controversial ban on “homosexual acts.”

Published in Organizations
Monday, 22 June 2015 06:05

A final commentary on the day’s news

David Gushee’s last column as a regular BNG columnist covers four significant news stories of the moment: Charleston, Pope Francis on the environment, Baptists on gays and church decline.

Homosexuality is perhaps today’s most polarizing issue, but it doesn’t have to be, according to a panel on pastoral responses to LGBTQ issues at the CBF General Assembly in Dallas.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 11:20

SBC ousts another gay-friendly church

The pastor of Weatherly Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville, Ala., says he bears no ill-will toward the Southern Baptist Convention, but “at the end of the day, I must be honest.”

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A Southern Baptist theologian says Campolo was right when he taught the Bible forbids homosexual acts in the 1990s, and now he is wrong.

Published in Social Issues

After “countless hours of prayer, study, conversation and emotional turmoil,” the founder of Red Letter Christians says he is “finally ready to call for the full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the church.”

Published in People

About a year ago I began a public rethinking of “the LGBT issue” in this space. Three things I have learned since then.

The Alliance of Baptists has unveiled a project to help churches begin conversations about LGBT inclusion and racial justice funded by a $104,000 grant by the Arcus Foundation.

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What we all can learn from Indiana and its aftermath.

Boyce College professor Denny Burk says the sin of homosexuality begins not with the act but the desire that prompts it.

Published in Theology
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