Taking biblical inspiration and authority seriously also requires humbly acknowledging a long history of Christian fights over “what the Bible says.”

If this is where you get off the bus on this journey through the LGBT issue, here are seven things you and all of us can do. 

Six options for how a church responds to the arrival of gay couples in its midst. 

A local association of Southern Baptist churches in southern California is poised to vote on removing a congregation for allegedly violating tenets of the faith in how it relates to gays.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 04 August 2014 12:10

The power of witness

It’s time for the burden of proof to be shifted to the opponents of same-sex marriage.

Published in Commentaries

How even ardent traditionalists now (sometimes) acknowledge the existence of gay Christians.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 17:48

A proper starting place

The initial question in the debate over homosexuality must be, is it sin?

Published in Commentaries

Much has changed for LGBT people in America since Anita Bryant and Jerry Falwell days — change we all can support, I hope.

The order is a compromise between those wanting religious contractors to play by the same rules as everyone else and those who say competing for taxpayer funding should not come at the expense of religious convictions.

Published in Politics

The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty is among 98 groups asking the Obama administration not to insert a religious exemption in an executive order that would bar federal contractors from discriminating against gays. 

Published in Politics
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