David W. Key Sr. writes that the Baptist tradition has long held religious liberty as a core conviction. At the same time, he is guided by that very faith which teaches that discrimination is wrong. There is no contradiction here.
A sweeping bill that would extend federal civil rights protections to LGBTQ people is a top priority of President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress. Yet as the Equality Act heads to the Senate, its prospects seem bleak — to a large extent because of
As the FBI and local police investigate an explosion at First Works Baptist Church in El Monte, California, which has been the center of protests for its anti-LGBTQ messages, both supporters and protesters of the church are denouncing the attack.
For the past two years, members at Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri, talked about issues of human sexuality and gender identity. Now the congregation has decided to welcome individuals who are LGBTQ+ into the full life of the church.
We all use the word ‘justice’ but do we mean the same thing when we use that word? Columnist Greg Mamula reflects on the importance of listening to others to hear their perspective when they talk about justice and injustice.
Among the religious right, many found the 6-3 majority opinion shielding LGBT people from employment discrimination, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, alarming. But some also saw an open door to gain back some ground in the future.