Texas Judge Randall Lee Rogers overstepped his bounds when he ordered a man charged with assault to write Bible verses and marry his girlfriend as an alternative to jail, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Published in Social Issues

Baptist reaction to the advance of gay marriage, racial justice, Obamacare and Ebola were among issues covered frequently in 2014 by Baptist News Global.

Published in Social Issues

Changes in definitions of marriage are sparking new discussion about the role of churches in performing civil marriages on behalf of the state.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 04:52

Pastors, stop signing those marriage licenses

It’s time for churches to reject societies’ view of marriage and reassert the high ideal of Scripture.

Published in Columns

A new LifeWay Research poll says many Americans are skeptical about the government’s role in marriage.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 21 November 2014 09:43

Thanksgiving Day, 2060

On marriage, covenant and Thanksgiving Day, 2060.

Even though he disagrees with Pope Francis on many things, Southern Baptist Convention ethicist Russell Moore praised the pontiff’s “strong statement” on the “complementary” of men and women in marriage.

Published in Social Issues

A popular book and movie holds up a broken mirror to how we live now. 

Churches and pastors are taking a variety of responses to expanded legalization of gay marriage across the nation, including not signing marriage licenses for any couple and initiating ceremonies for gays and lesbians.

Published in Social Issues
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.

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