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Russell Moore on Racism and Southern Baptists: God Is Giving Us a Second Chance

God is graciously giving the Southern Baptist Convention a second chance to get it right on racism issues, Russell Moore offered while noting the growth in non-white Southern Baptists.

Pat Robertson Says Gays 'Will Die Out Because They Don't Reproduce' - VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Pat Robertson once again made eye-roll inducing comments today about gays saying that they'll eventually "die out", reports Right Wing Watch. The former southern baptist minister's comments come from today's episode of The 700 Club when Robertson fielded a question...

Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler reminds us that marriage equality is inevitable

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president Albert Mohler wrote a column all about how his religious freedom is supposedly being stifled by LGBT rights. Because of course he did; people on his side of the debate rarely write anything else these...

Megachurch Pastor David Platt: Watered Down Gospel to Blame for Why Giving God 'Blank Check' Is So Foreign

Southern Baptist International Mission Board President and megachurch Pastor David Platt said the reason why many Christians balk at the idea of allowing God to send them anywhere in the world for His purpose is because churches have watered down what it means to accept Jesus Christ as their savior.

Southern Baptist Pastor Randy White Chides Evangelicals for Promoting Racial Justice as 'Gospel Demand'

As racial tension nationwide intensify, triggered by the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, and compounded by the case of Eric Garner in New York City, the issue of whether racial justice...Show More Summary

Southern Baptists, American Family Association Not Supporting Mississippi Ballot Initiative Promoting Christian and Confederate Heritage

The largest religious body in the state of Mississippi and the American Family Association are not supporting a controversial ballot initiative that promotes government support for Confederate heritage and Christianity.

Can Religious Activism Shift on Immigration?

This USA Today piece wonders if the religious coalition behind immigration reform, i.e. mass legalization, can survive President Obama's executive amnesty. It quotes Southern Baptist official Russell Moore warning it could indeed fracture the coalition.

More Pastors Embrace Talk of Mental Ills

3 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

Matt Brogli, a Southern Baptist pastor in North Carolina, is among a growing number of Evangelical clergy members sending mentally troubled congregants to secular professionals.

Was Al Mohler Right About Sexual Orientation and Secular Counseling?

Summarizing his comments at the recent national conference on "The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage" held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, Dr. Mohler explained how his views have shifted on the subject of "sexual orientation."

Video: Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore at #Humanum: Marriage equality undermines human flourishing, God, goodness

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

More from that nastier-than-I-even-thought-it-would-be conference that's going on this week at the Vatican:

Rick Warren, Russell Moore Warn Against Current Sexual Revolution, Defend Marriage at Vatican Conference With Pope Francis

Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore and megachurch pastor Rick Warren, both speaking at a Vatican conference Tuesday, warned that Christians should not succumb to the current sexual revolution or waver on the Biblical truth about sexuality and marriage.

Directors explore Howard Finster's legacy in new doc

The late Howard Finster defined Southern folk art with his self-taught works. A born-again Baptist pastor, Finster famously dedicated his creations to God, tallying up to about 47 thousand works during his lifetime.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

-SBC President Pleads for Churches to Pray for Another Great Awakening

Dr. Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, is pleading and encouraging and calling the 46,000 churches in his denomination and beyond to “extraordinary prayer” for revival and another Great Awakening. Here’s the message from his blog: He has also made available his complete message in an 16 page e-book […]

Should Couples Personalize Their Marriage Vows? Russell Moore Says No

The Southern Baptist Convention's lead ethicist, Russell Moore, has said he doesn't allow the couples he marries to write their own vows because he believes the marriage oath should be more than a proclamation of a couple's love, but also a type of pact by which friends and family will hold them accountable.

Catholic Outreach to Gays With a Catch: Celibacy

Like the recent Southern Baptist conference, the Notre Dame event reflects denomination leaders shifting their tone toward LGBT people without becoming affirming. read more

Georgia Pastor: 'Worst Thing I Could Do' Is Tell Gays 'God Made You That Way'

A Finnish television network recently filmed a Southern Baptist pastor as he visited secular Nordic countries and struggled to come to grips with widespread LGBT rights and atheism. In an episode of Yle's The Norden, Summit Church of...Show More Summary

Also.Also.Also: A ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ Musical and Other Stories We Missed

last monthLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

VAMPIRE DEER. Clarissa Explains It All, Rebecca Solnit on feminism, Fireball whiskey, cats, BLACKandSTEM and a woman, the first bra, Southern Baptists, and so very much more!

Georgia pastor has his mind blown by European atheists: ‘If there’s no god, why should I believe?’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A Finnish television network recently filmed a Southern Baptist pastor as he visited secular Nordic countries and struggled to come to grips with widespread LGBT rights and atheism. In an episode of Yle’s The Norden, Summit Church of West Georgia Lead Pastor Marty McLain tells the network...

David Platt Vows to Continue Preaching Ministry While President of SBC's International Mission Board

Even in his new role as the International Mission Board President for the Southern Baptist Convention, David Platt vowed to continue his preaching ministry by means of a new podcast he launched Monday.

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