It is refreshing to see virtually all the past still-living leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention join their current leader in taking a principled stand against gay marriage.
Regardless of what the Supreme Court decides, churches need to speak forcefully on Biblical teachings and this is one.
I hope preachers who have been wavering and refusing to speak up might now be emboldened by the largest Protestant denomination in America speaking with moral clarity.
More of this please.
The full statement reads:
As Southern Baptist Christians, we are committed to Biblical faith and ethics. As a result, this body of Believers stands on the authority of Scripture and God’s Truth as central to our lives.
What the Bible says about marriage is clear, definitive and unchanging. We affirm biblical, traditional, natural marriage as the uniting of one man and one woman in covenant…
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