A Southern Baptist seminary president says gay marriage poses the greatest religious-liberty threat in a generation and perhaps in U.S. history.
Now an Episcopalian, Auburn University at Montgomery professor Paul Hard claims a state’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed in another state is unconstitutional.
Three CBF and two Methodist pastors say they believe religious freedom is not an excuse for business owners to discriminate against gays.
Top leaders of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission say homosexuality is a sin, but not every sinful act should be illegal.
Kentucky Baptist leaders are appealing to churches to make up a budget shortfall resulting from Sunrise Children’s Services’ “biblical stand” against hiring employees who are openly gay.
The head of a pro-gay rights organization started by former evangelical ghostwriter Mel White is stepping down.
Bill Smithwick, who earlier this year recommended that a Baptist agency consider hiring employees who are openly gay, has resigned amid a firestorm of controversy ignited by his proposal.
A Baptist children’s ministry recently decided against changing policies to allow the hiring of gays, but the agency head who suggested the idea faces an uncertain future.
The head of a Kentucky Baptist child care agency says it’s better to end a ban on hiring gays than risk losing taxpayer funding necessary to sustain ministry to children who are at risk.