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Discipleship Beyond the Mommy Blogosphere | The Gospel Centered Woman

In one of our most widely read and discussed articles yet, Hannah Anderson laid out ways the “mommy blogosphere” has become a vehicle for driving how Christian women think and talk about practical matters of the faith. She concluded the … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage: Why This Matters for the Church | Moore to the Point

The Supreme Court announced today that they are taking cases on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. Effectively, this means that the highest court in the land will decide, this year, whether marriage, as defined for thousands of years, … Continue reading

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America awaits justices’ action on same-sex marriage | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — The wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to announce it is ready to provide a verdict on same-sex marriage may be near an end. Then again, it may not. The justices are scheduled to meet in a … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom for a Sexualized World | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

Attraction. Dating. Engagement. Marriage. Sex. Open a magazine, browse a bookshelf, turn on the TV, or eavesdrop on a conversation and you’ll encounter one of these issues in no time. As human beings crafted in God’s likeness and wired to … Continue reading

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Interracial marriage and the gospel | ERLC.com

NOTE: The 2015 ERLC Leadership Summit will address “The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation” to equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their families, and their churches. This event will be held in … Continue reading

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Mary’s crisis-pregnancy and noble Joseph | Denny Burk

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. And Joseph her husband, being a righteous … Continue reading

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Atlanta fire chief gets Baptists’ defense | Baptist Press

ATLANTA (BP) — Georgia Baptist Convention leaders are rallying to defend Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who has been suspended without pay for a month and ordered to undergo sensitivity training over a book he wrote that upholds a biblical … Continue reading

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Pointing to a Better Prince | The Gospel Centered Woman

I was raised in a conservative, Reformed Baptist home, where all media was monitored for unwholesomeness or potential for bad influence. The Cosby Show was one of the few popular TV programs to pass muster. In the half hour comedy … Continue reading

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Does God Call Us to Do Hard Things? | ONE True Joy

The failure of the Supreme Court of the United States to hear the case regarding Virginia’s marriage amendment has sent shock waves through nearly every sphere of life across the Commonwealth. We all became immediately aware of the effect that … Continue reading

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Why Christian Pastors Are Divided On “The Marriage Pledge” | TGC | Trevin Wax

When the most recent issue of First Things arrived earlier this month, I was surprised to see an article by R. R. Reno which encouraged pastors and ministers to stop signing government-provided marriage certificates. “The Marriage Pledge” intends to preserve … Continue reading

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Moore: pope voices ‘strong’ statement on marriage | Baptist Press

VATICAN CITY (BP) — Southern Baptists’ lead ethicist has affirmed “a strong statement” by Pope Francis on traditional marriage during the pontiff’s opening address at the Vatican colloquium on “the complementarity of man and woman in marriage.” “Pope Francis made … Continue reading

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When should pastors speak? | SBTS Southern Blog

Andrew T. Walker — November 14, 2014 There’s been a lot of discussion about Hillsong and its pastor Brian Houston’s comments about gay marriage. I’ve written about the subject here and here at First Things. I’d like to very briefly … Continue reading

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Sexual Orientation and the Gospel of Jesus Christ | AlbertMohler.com

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. As expected, the conference was one of the most responsible and … Continue reading

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In Defense of Marriage and the Rule of Law — The Importance of Making the Right Argument | AlbertMohler.com

Some arguments just have to be made, and made well. In the case of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the moment for such an argument arrived last week when that court had to rule on … Continue reading

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Simple Observations about the ERLC National Conference | Praisegod Barebones

I did not attend the ERLC National Conference on the Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage. In money, in time away from work, and in time away from family, the cost exceeded my budget for October. Although I did … Continue reading

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Court breaks ranks, upholds marriage bans | Baptist Press

WASHINGTON (BP) — A federal appeals court upheld state laws that refuse to recognize same-sex marriage Thursday (Nov. 6), seemingly preparing the way for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide a contentious issue it has avoided so far. In a … Continue reading

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TRANSCRIPT: Should couples write their own wedding vows? | ERLC | Russell Moore

Well, I’m back. This is Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and this is Questions and Ethics, the program where we take your questions about moral dilemmas that you are facing and try to look at … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ERLC Conference 2014: Part 3 | Baptist Twenty One

I recently attended 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 … Continue reading

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The Gospel in a Good Marriage | The Gospel Centered Woman

We almost killed each other coming out of the gate, but the relentless, self-crushing grace of God chased us down, and now we’re rounding the corner to our 30th wedding anniversary. Snorting our way neck-and-neck down the backstretch, we blindly … Continue reading

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Gushee will allow no one to challenge him | Denny Burk

David Gushee has written a piece for the Washington Post today explaining his recent shift away from a biblical view on sexuality (which I wrote about here). He also singles-out me and Robert Gagnon as being inappropriately focused on biblical … Continue reading

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