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  • Gay marriage: mainline denominations affirm SCOTUS

    July 21 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Gay marriage: mainline denominations affirm SCOTUS

    At least three mainline Protestant denominations have celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s nationwide legalization of gay marriage, and others say they are divided on the issue. “By and large, [mainline denominations] have been more liberal than the culture in compromising their sexual standards before the country itself compromised …”

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  • Alcohol and leadership: A denominational sampling

    February 13 2015 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service & BR Staff | with 0 comments
    Alcohol and leadership: A denominational sampling

    A sampling of the nation’s Christian denominational leaders address the alcohol policies of their respective denominations. For example, the Southern Baptist Convention has passed more than 50 resolutions about the “deleterious effects of consuming alcohol,” said Roger S. Oldham, spokesman for the convention’s Executive Committee.

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  • SBC name change task force holds inaugural meeting

    October 28 2011 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    SBC name change task force holds inaugural meeting

    FORT WORTH, Texas – The task force appointed to study the prospect of changing the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) name held its first meeting Oct. 26 at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

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