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  • FIRST-PERSON: John the Baptist & The Nashville Statement

    by Owen Strachan, posted Wednesday, September 06, 2017 (6 months ago)

    The Nashville Statement on biblical sexuality, Owen Strachan writes, "is not problematic for Christian witness. It is Christian witness" as well as an key landmark in "an age when there is little clarity on sexual matters." Read More

  • InterVarsity fellowship reaffirms sex theology

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, October 10, 2016 (one year ago)

    MADISON, Wisc. (BP) -- InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has reaffirmed its longstanding theology limiting sexual relations to heterosexual married couples, and said gay employees and others who disagree theologically will likely feel compelled to leave the ministry.

    But Greg Jao, the interdenominational college student ministry's vice president and director of campus engagement, said a Time report of people being "fired" for disagreeing with the policy was misleading. Read More

  • Transgenderism is growing ministry focus

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, May 04, 2016 (one year ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- John Pouchot has been in the pastorate 16 years. But it was only within the past three years that he first encountered a family dealing with transgenderism. Read More

  • Church & sexuality focus of conference

    by Maggie Walsh/The Alabama Baptist , posted Wednesday, March 02, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Photo from The Alabama Baptist
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (BP) -- The sexual revolution in which our society finds itself has been a long time coming, said Timothy George, dean of Samford University's Beeson Divinity School, in his keynote address, "The Biblical Truth About Sexuality in a Morally Relative Age."

    The speech kicked off The Church and Sexuality Conference on Feb. 29 at First Baptist Church, Montgomery, Ala. Read More