Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part Two | Baptist Twenty One

Posted on November 3, 2014 by

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B21I just left the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” I am thoroughly encouraged by the work of this entity of our convention and the leadership of its president Dr. Russell Moore. The conference was designed to equip churches, pastors, and Christians to minister in our 21st century context on the issue of the future of marriage and sexuality. I would like to share 10 reflections on the conference:

This conversation will not include a 3rd way – There have been some, and I believe there will be many more, who will seek to find a 3rd path on the topic of same-sex attraction and marriage. Mohler reminds us this will be a short-lived hypothetical, because eventually we either will or won’t recognize same-sex couples as married, we either will or won’t perform those weddings, and we either will or won’t accept same-sex couples as members of the church. Continue reading →

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