Transgender persons bear God’s image, but the Bible teaches that gender identity is not fluid, according to an SBC resolution adopted Tuesday.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 18:02

Transgender resolution proposed to SBC

Two Southern Baptist Convention leaders want the nation’s second-largest faith group to push back at attempts to “normalize” the “T” in LGBT.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 24 January 2014 20:06

Accused Baptist camp chaperone indicted

Clyde Wesley Way, arrested last year on charges of taking indecent liberties with four boys at a Baptist summer camp, has been indicted on multiple felony charges by a grand jury in North Carolina.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 03 January 2014 17:05

Rethinking the sacredness of marriage

It is not unusual for a celebrity’s short-term “hook up” to be considered a marriage, while a 35-year committed relationship between two persons of the same gender is not.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 27 September 2013 17:28

Worn-out strategies in sexuality debate

The following is an excerpt from the newly released book, Queer Lessons for Churches on the Straight and Narrow: What All Christians Can Learn from LGBTQ Lives by Cody J. Sanders and published by Faithlab in Macon, Ga.

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 13 June 2013 02:38

SBC messengers learn to get along

Richard Land suggests that SBC convention unity resulted from Baptists taking on cultural issues instead of themselves.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 15:00

Cal Baptist lawsuit moves forward

A California judge rejected a Baptist university’s claim that it is exempt from a state law that bars discrimination based on gender identity.

Published in Social Issues
Thursday, 11 April 2013 20:08

Sexuality resource updated, released

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth, first released 13 years ago, has been updated to reflect changes in culture and share more stories of churches “coming out” in support of lesbians and gays.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 15 March 2013 19:27

Getting marriage wrong

Historically, Christianity got the concept of marriage wrong. We should not be surprised that an unhealthy and oppressive view developed.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 15 March 2013 15:35

School adding transgender policy

A private Christian university is working to create a policy regarding transgender individuals as a sister school faces a lawsuit for dismissing a student.

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