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."
More from that nastier-than-I-even-thought-it-would-be conference that's going on this week at the Vatican:
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.
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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 […]
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.
Richard Land is now the editor of the Christian Post.
Like the recent Southern Baptist conference, the Notre Dame event reflects denomination leaders shifting their tone toward LGBT people without becoming affirming. read more
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
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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...
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.
For all its contortions and marginal advancements, Southern Baptist theology hasn't changed; it's still inherently anti-LGBT. The post Single, Married, Celibate, Sexual, Ex-Gay: The Southern Baptists’ Mixed Messages On Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Southern Baptists applaud discrimination against same-sex couples because they actually believe their religious liberty is under threat. The post Southern Baptist Convention Compromises Improving Tone By Promoting Anti-Gay Discrimination appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"Homosexual feelings are often the result of underlying sexual trauma or emotional detachment from same-sex peers and parents – when individuals realize the source of their feelings and pursue healing in their lives, change happens.Show More Summary
However the Southern Baptist Convention has softened its tone on homosexuality, it still rejects transgender identities outright. The post How The Southern Baptists Are Still Completely Failing Transgender People appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Southern Baptist Convention's change in tone (if not theology) on LGBT issues is due in large part to the leadership of Russell Moore. The post Inside The Southern Baptists New, Media-Savvy Approach To Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
While some LGBT and allied voices advocated for change, the Southern Baptist Convention event in Nashville largely reflected the leadership's continued opposition to LGBT equality and acceptance. read more
ThinkProgress joined 1,200 Southern Baptist leaders for a conference addressing "The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage." The post Behind The Scenes, Southern Baptists Wrestle With How To Handle Homosexuality In The Modern World appeared first on ThinkProgress.
At this week's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission conference, Russell Moore, top dog of that Southern Baptist enterprise, came out against so-called "reparative therapy." Then he and his allies proceeded to spend a large percentage of that conference telling gay...