Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value. Two recent documents remind us of the importance of doctrinal clarity and how hard it is to achieve unity on doctrine. The Nashville Statement addresses a burning issue of our day: human sexuality. Show More Summary
"Your silence on this is sending a confusing and damaging message..."
The distinguished conservative Evangelicals who signed the Nashville Statement deny fellowship to Christians who have no problems with LGBTQ folk.
The Nashville Statement thoughtfully describes God’s timeless design for marriage and relationships. Initial signers of the detailed document include Al Mohler, Francis Chan and our own Paul Weber. In the Family Policy Briefing, the president and CEO of Family Policy Alliance explains to Stuart Shepard the need for such a clear statement. Show More Summary
"For the sake of same-sex attracted people and others, we did not believe we could remain silent."
This is going to devastate their numbers in the decades to come, and it's entirely a self-inflicted wound.
The conservatism that has been on the rise across the country since the days of Ronald Reagan can mean a lot of things, including less government intrusion in private lives. The post ‘Nashville Statement’: Social Files It Under ‘R U Serious?’ appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The explosion of controversy about the document shows the need for clarity.
Evangelical Christians are up to something new. At least that’s the position of many criticizing the “Nashville Statement,” a controversial document championing “biblical” sexual ethics that was penned this past week and signed by roughly 150 prominent evangelical leaders. The document, divided into 14 articles and released by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood […]
Despite the presence of other things which should have been competing for our attention, the top religious news story of the week was something called The Nashville Statement, in which, under the umbrella of the Council of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, a group first organized 30 years ago, in 1987. Its first major manifesto was […]
Pro-LGBT Catholic priest and Vatican communication adviser Fr. James Martin is among those on the religious Left who have forcefully condemned the evangelical statement
Radio host Janet Mefferd says Christians who support same-sex relationships are "the biggest Trojan horse" that evangelicals face today.
Three Nashville progressives have created a left-wing alternative to the Nashville Statement, a declaration signed by evangelical Christian leaders that upholds traditional marriage and describes homosexuality and transgenderism as sinful. Corey Pigg… Read The post Progressives Draft Statement To Counter Evangelical Anti-LGBTQ Nashville Statement appeared first on Towleroad.
You people are really disappointing both Joel Osteen and the authors of the Nashville Statement. You are going to need to fix that if you want to be back in their good graces.
Numerous Christian leaders are rejecting the "Nashville Statement" in a statement of support for LGBTQ people.
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The 'Nashville Statement' affirms natural marriage and biological gender as God's design and that sexual deviancy is sinful.
Hundreds of Christian leaders, pastors, theologians and advocates have denounced the vicious, anti-LGBTQ manifesto “Nashville Statement” with a powerful statement affirming the inclusion of LGBTQ and intersex people within faith communities and broader society. Show More Summary
It is important for churches not to pervert God's love in order to affirm their biases.
Faith in humanity restored.