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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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Wed Apr 23, 2014
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 .
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
'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 .
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Southern Baptist summit has frank talk on sex
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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 "-".
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
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 .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.