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  • Local impact goal of Evangelicals for Life

    by Tom Strode, posted Friday, January 08, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    WASHINGTON (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'

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Thursday, November 19, 2015 (2 years ago)

    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 & culture

    by Bob Smietana, posted Thursday, April 16, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (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 class

    by Keith Collier, posted Monday, October 20, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    FORT 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

  • Baptists refute 'evangelical' marriage group

    by Art Toalston & Tom Strode, posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptist theologians and ethicists have taken exception to a new organization -- Evangelicals for Marriage Equality that is advocating for same-sex marriage in the name of evangelical Christianity. Read More