The Southern Baptist Convention responded in a “third way,” neither condoning nor rebuking a church on record opposing Southern Baptist teaching that homosexuality is a sin.

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Victims of child sex abuse and their supporters canvassed the SBC annual meeting with fliers asking Baptist officials to “take child sex abuse cases more seriously.”

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Transgender persons bear God’s image, but the Bible teaches that gender identity is not fluid, according to an SBC resolution adopted Tuesday.

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Southern Baptists believe heaven is for real, but not because they saw it in a movie.

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The Southern Baptist Convention voted Tuesday on language defining what it means to be a Southern Baptist church and updated a formula for determining representation at the annual meeting that for the first time mentions the Cooperative Program.

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A motion during the opening session of this year’s Southern Baptist Convention asked officers to consider action against a church adopting a “third way” of neither affirming nor judging homosexuality.

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Tuesday, 10 June 2014 15:06

Ronnie Floyd elected SBC president

Southern Baptists elect an Arkansas pastor as new president on the first ballot.

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Move over TULIP. Another flower is blooming this week in Baltimore.

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A victims’ support group wants the Southern Baptist Convention to reopen a study of the denomination’s methods of handling alleged clergy sex abuse, this time with help from an independent investigation.

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Wednesday, 04 June 2014 14:02

Transgender resolution proposed to SBC

Two Southern Baptist Convention leaders want the nation’s second-largest faith group to push back at attempts to “normalize” the “T” in LGBT.

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