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Local impact goal of Evangelicals for LifeWASHINGTON (BP) -- Success for the first Evangelicals for Life conference will include increased boldness and service by pastors and church members, the heads of the presenting organizations say.
The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) and Focus on the Family have joined together to host Evangelicals for Life Jan. 21-22 in conjunction with the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. The conference, which has several other evangelical and pro-life organizations as sponsors, will conclude in time for attendees to participate in the Jan. 22 march. Read More
NAE, LifeWay Research define 'evangelical'NASHVILLE (BP) -- The National Association of Evangelicals and LifeWay Research released an evangelical beliefs research definition Nov. 19 for accurate and consistent use among researchers.
NAE initiated development of the research definition more than two years ago. In partnership with LifeWay Research, the definition was crafted, reviewed and tested for validity. Read More
Gay marriage gap widens for evangelicals & cultureNASHVILLE (BP) -- Americans who have gay or lesbian friends are twice as likely to say gay marriage should be legal as those who have none.
And more than half of Americans, meanwhile, say homosexuality is not sinful.
Such survey results place evangelicals increasingly in a minority position in American culture over same-sex relationships. Read More
Marriage equality advocate visits seminary classFORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary ethics professor Evan Lenow recognized the risk of inviting Michael Saltsman, co-founder of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality, to his classroom to discuss whether evangelicals should support same-sex marriage. But he also viewed it as a learning opportunity for those called to ministry.
Lenow and Saltsman dialogued on the topic during Lenow's Bible & Moral Issues class at the seminary Oct. 15. Read More