1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Baptist Pass Resolutions on Gay Marriage and Evangelism

Discussion in '2003 Archive' started by Cindy, Jun 19, 2003.

  1. Cindy

    Cindy <img src=/Cindy.JPG>

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2000
    Messages:
    1,277
    Ratings:
    +0
    (Phoenix-AP) -- The Southern Baptist Convention has
    approved resolutions denouncing same-sex marriage while
    expressing concern for people with AIDS.
    The nation's largest Protestant denomination also asserted
    its members' right to proclaim Christianity as the only path to
    salvation.
    The resolutions, passed on the last day of the Baptists'
    annual meeting, are not binding on local churches but express the
    denomination's opinion.
    One resolution warns judges and public officials that
    legalizing gay marriage "would convey a societal approval of a
    homosexual lifestyle, which the Bible calls sinful and
    dangerous."
    In the resolution on sharing their faith, the Southern
    Baptists said they have been unfairly portrayed as "intolerant
    and even dangerous" because of their "commitment to Christ."
     
Loading...