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2 hrs ago | Queerty

The Religious Right Insists On Comparing Marriage Equality With Slavery

Why can't the religious right stop comparing marriage equality to slavery? The latest episode involves a panel discussion at the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, when pastor J.D. Greear said that opposing marriage equality was the modern-day equivalent of being an abolitionist.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Religion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Nashville Scene

Not the Devil, But the Rednecks Made Them Do It

Southern Baptist pastors are in town learning about sexuality and Blake Farmer has the story over at WPLN .

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Related Topix: Religion, West Palm Beach, FL

Religion News Service

New study by sociologist Mark Regnerus suggests religion can predict sexual behavior

Mark Regnerus is a sociologist at the University of Texas at Austin who spoke at the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission sexuality conference on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Religion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

TheBlaze.com

'Stop Spreading Falsehoods': Southern Baptists Hash Out...

More than 200 pastors are attending the Ethics Religious Liberty Commission Leadership Summit, which will address the "gospel and human sexuality to equip pastors and church leaders to speak to these critical issues in their own congregations," according to a description on the Southern Baptist Convention website .

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Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News

Daily Kos

Southern Baptist Make Scientific Breakthrough

Who said that religion and science are incompatible? The Southern Baptist Convention has just demonstrated that they have mastered the long sought art of time travel.

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Related Topix: Religion, Transgender, Wedding, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

Judge says use of Caner video fair

A federal judge has dismissed a Georgia Baptist college president's lawsuit against a blogger who posted video to support allegations that a famous 'Jihad to Jesus' testimony is bogus.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Fort Worth, TX, Religion, Brewton-Parker College

Mon Apr 21, 2014

USA Today

Southern Baptist summit has frank talk on sex

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Related Topix: Religion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS News

Southern Baptist leader calls for fresh approach in "increasingly post-Christian America"

While Easter services bring more Christians to church than any other time of the year, attendance on most Sundays is falling, reports CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford.

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Related Topix: Religion

Alabama Live

Jumping to conclusions with no experience is dangerous

However, as a child, my best friend was Jewish. One of the many things that I learned in that experience was that many, if not most Jewish people do not spell out the word God, but instead of the "o", they insert a dash "-".

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Related Topix: Opinion

Alabama Live

On Easter Sunday, a disbanded church is resurrected

SEMMES, Alabama - Three weeks ago, The Cornerstone ceased to exist as a Southern Baptist congregation in Semmes.

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Related Topix: Semmes, AL, Religion, Mobile County, AL, Mobile, AL, University of Mobile

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Former LC benefactors appear to be helping New Orleans seminary

A Baptist seminary in New Orleans announced Wednesday the creation of a new center with a mission and name bearing a striking resemblance to the Caskey School of Divinity at Louisiana College.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Louisiana College, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisiana, Religion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Florida Baptist Witness

Chaplains share Christ, sustain believers' faith

From foreign battlefields to American corporate board rooms to hospital bedsides to the front seats of police cars and more, Southern Baptists minister through their chaplains in some of the most hard-to-reach locations of North America.

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Related Topix: Religion, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Jeb Bush to meet with Southern Baptist leader

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is reaching out to evangelical leaders as he considers a 2016 presidential run, and in early May, he will meet privately with Russell Moore, one of the country's most prominent Southern Baptists.

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Related Topix: Religion, Jeb Bush, Florida, Florida Government, Immigration Reform, Texas, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

A remarkable op ed on gay marriage

So begins A Marine silent no longer on gay marriage , a Washington Post op ed by Roger Dean Huffstetler, a former Marine Corps sergeant, who is also a serious Southern Baptist.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Religion, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

Florida Baptist Witness

CP ministry reports now available online

In an effort to give more visibility to the work of SBC entities, the Cooperative Program 2014 Ministry Reports are now available to all Southern Baptists in an easily-accessible, online format, viewable at SBC.net .

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Related Topix: Religion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Advocate

Op-ed: Franklin Graham's Judgments Are Anything But Christian-Like

Growing up southern Baptist and gay in rural North Carolina was rife with challenges and despair.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, North Carolina, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

New York Daily News

Ted Cruz courts evangelicals at Liberty University

Ted Cruz debuted a faux Winston Churchill tattoo for April Fools' Day, but the Texan just might be eyeing some permanent ink.

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Related Topix: Liberty University, Religion

KKLA-FM Glendale

Baptist Volunteers Aid Washington Landslide Survivors

The Southern Baptist Disaster Relief organization is one of the largest disaster response organizations in the nation with 82,000 trained volunteers including chaplains reports .

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Florida Baptist Witness

Editorial: On a journey to learn all I can about Southern Baptists in Florida

As I've shared with you before, I moved to Florida because I felt God was calling me to join Him on an amazing new journey.

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Related Topix: Florida, Religion, Bonifay, FL, Opinion

Thu Mar 27, 2014

EDGE

Bill Graham's Son: I Support Putin, But I'm Not Homophobic

The son of the celebrity evangelist Southern Baptist minister Bill Graham, 95, condemned homosexuality with some pretty ridiculous rhetoric in a Tuesday interview with the Charlotte Observer.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Vladimir Putin, Wedding, North Carolina

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