A pastor censured by two Baptist groups for performing a same-sex wedding says disagreement about homosexuality need not be a test of fellowship within the local church.

Published in Congregations

A former Southern Baptist Convention adviser warns an Internet “fauxmercial” featuring a boy playing with a Barbie doll sends a message of “gender confusion” to boys.

Published in Media and Arts

A scholar who is part of a think tank serving the Southern Baptist Convention’s public policy agency says a controversial LGBT-themed film festival for evangelicals is a rare opportunity for Christians to disagree but still act like Christians.

Published in People

Even religious groups traditionally opposed to same-sex relationships have become more accepting of homosexuality, according to the 2014 U.S. Religious Landscape Study.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 13:33

Houston voters defeat equal rights ordinance

After winning a long legal battle to get a controversial anti-discrimination law on the ballot, Houston voters overwhelmingly refused to recognize LGBT citizens as a protected class.

Published in Politics

Level Ground is billed as the world’s first film festival connecting lesbian, gay and transgender sexuality with faith and evangelical Christianity.

Published in Social Issues

A church’s open membership policy originally intended as a statement for racial integration in the 1970s is now being parsed as welcoming and affirming of gays.

Published in Social Issues

Danny Cortez said when discussing issues of sexuality, it’s important to listen to the voices of those who have left the church or lost their faith because of past experience.

Published in Social Issues

As national media covered protests of a conference at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary declaring homosexuality a sin, nearby Crescent Hill Baptist Church opened its doors for a worship service advocating LGBT inclusion.

Published in Social Issues

LGBT protestors prompted officials at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to hold a press conference distancing themselves and the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors from the largely discredited method of “reparative therapy” used to attempt to “fix” homosexuality.

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