Three CBF and two Methodist pastors say they believe religious freedom is not an excuse for business owners to discriminate against gays.
Contributions document how an ecumenical movement opposed an Alabama law illegalizing ministry to undocumented immigrants. The book should also remind Baptists that they were once reviled minorities, and that they should conduct themselves accordingly, a prominent theologian says.
Supporters say legislation is needed to protect individuals and religious organizations that don’t recognize gay marriage from discrimination. Opponents say same-sex couples who are legally married should be treated the same as everyone else.
Considering budgets, national averages, church size, education and the gender gap, it’s no wonder churches struggle getting it right when it comes to pastor compensation.
Moderate and progressive ministers say Kentucky Baptists leading opposition to a city fairness ordinance don’t speak for them.
Southern Baptists in Kentucky are leading the fight against a city ordinance that would ban discrimination against gays, while a CBF pastor is speaking up in the measure’s support.
It’s hurtful when people hate you just because of who you are.
A private Christian university is working to create a policy regarding transgender individuals as a sister school faces a lawsuit for dismissing a student.
American’s views on gay marriage are murky when it comes to distinguishing between services and legal rights, according to a new survey by LifeWay Research.