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October 24, 2022 By Denny Burk
When organizers announced the program for the first Revoice conference in 2018, the controversy surrounding the meeting was sharp and protracted. It was a conference appealing to so-called Side-B “gay Christians,” and it was founded in part as a repudiation of the Nashville Statement. Indeed, founder Nate Collins told Religion News Service in 2018 that...
March 23, 2022 By Denny Burk
I write this post to explain briefly why Christians are resisting the totalitarian speech codes of transgender propagandists. It’s not because we hate transgender people. On the contrary, we love them, and love always rejoices in the truth (1 Cor. 13:6). Which is another way of saying that love always rejoices in the good and...
February 8, 2021 By CBMW
LOUISVILLE, KY: When the Nashville Statement was published in 2017, its architects’ main purpose was to help form the confessional identity of Christians on the contested issues of gender and sexuality. In the ensuing years, that is exactly what has happened. Since its release, the Nashville Statement has been adopted by dozens of Christian colleges,...
May 28, 2020 By CBMW
Last year in Dallas, amidst an ongoing controversy surrounding Side-B “Gay Christianity” and the Revoice conference, the Presbyterian Church in America’s (PCA) General Assembly voted to commend CBMW’s Nashville Statement as a “biblically faithful declaration.” The General Assembly also voted to form a study committee that would “study the topic of human sexuality with particular...
April 14, 2020 By Matt Damico
FORT WORTH, TX — The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Board of Trustees adopted the Nashville Statement and reaffirmed the Danvers Statement as “official guiding documents” at its spring meeting, which took place on April 7. The adoption and reaffirmation of these statements reflect the seminary’s belief that the documents represent and express the “convictional standards,...
October 4, 2019 By CBMW
Western legal reasoning just crossed the Rubicon. In a unanimous decision handed down this week, an employment tribunal in England determined that a government employee’s sincerely held belief in Genesis 1:27 is incompatible with human rights and dignity. Yes, you read that correctly; the decision can be accessed here. This all started when the Department for...