ERLC conference drawing diverse crowd | Baptist News Global

bng-logoPro-LGBT groups hope a Southern Baptist Convention conference intended to defend traditional marriage will open the door to more give-and-take about what the Bible says about homosexuality.


By Bob Allen
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While speakers at this week’s conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage” sponsored by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission will likely present a united “message of both truth and grace” on issues like gay marriage, they won’t be preaching entirely to the choir.

Pro-LGBT groups including the Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists, Evangelicals for Marriage Equality and Soulforce all announced plans to show up at the Oct. 27-29 conference at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., in order to inject an alternative view. Continue reading →

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