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  • Evangelicals counter 'agree to disagree' sexuality

    by Tom Strode, posted Tuesday, August 29, 2017 (3 months ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A coalition of evangelical leaders, including about 70 Southern Baptists, has issued a statement on biblical sexuality countering the idea that Christians "should agree to disagree" in their views of homosexual practice and transgenderism.

    The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) announced today (Aug. 29) the release of The Nashville Statement, which consists of 14 affirmations and denials consistent with the church's long-held teaching on human sexuality. Read More

  • Biblical studies prof Denny Burk elected CBMW pres.

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016 (one year ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Biblical studies professor Denny Burk has been elected president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, an organization that helps believers understand and apply the Bible's teaching on sexuality and gender.

    Burk, whose election was announced today (July 20), is a faculty member of Boyce College at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., and director of the undergraduate school's Center for Gospel and Culture. Read More

  • Trinity issue not tied to CBMW pres. resignation

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (one year ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Owen Strachan has announced his resignation as president of The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, citing a need "to step back" from "filling two vocational roles" simultaneously.

    A theological debate this summer regarding the relationship between God the Father and God the Son -- a debate that has included criticism of CBMW -- "played no part" in Strachan's decision to resign, he told Baptist Press in an email. Read More

  • Men's & women's roles is biblical 'battle'

    by Sharayah Colter & Tammi Ledbetter/Southern Baptist TEXAN, posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (one year ago)

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    GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP) -- While previous generations battled over the inerrancy of God's Word, a current debate among Southern Baptists deals with the sufficiency of Scripture to define the distinct roles of women and men.

    "The big battleground today is not that the Scripture is inerrant and absolutely true -- though that's still a battle ongoing -- but among evangelicals and among Baptists the real battle today is whether Scripture is sufficient," Dorothy Patterson, a theology professor in women's studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a founding member of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, noted to the Southern Baptist TEXAN, newsjournal of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention. Read More