Posts by Andrew J.W. Smith

Counseling homosexuals involves ‘speaking truth in love,’ leaders say

Christian counselors should be able to speak lovingly and winsomely to people struggling with homosexual attraction, said evangelical…

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Butterfield, former lesbian and LGBT activist, gives her testimony at ACBC conference

While many speakers during the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) conference were evangelical counselors or longtime pastors,…

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First evangelical conference on transgenderism responds to unprecedented challenge

The transgender movement presents an unprecedented theological and cultural crisis for the church, said Southern Baptist scholars at…

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Speak for the Unborn leader pleads for life as babies are on the brink of death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — On this July Saturday, an unusual number of people gather outside 138 West Market…

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Reformation distinctives remain important, say evangelical scholars at SBTS Theology Conference

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — While Pope Francis visited the United States for the first time, leading evangelical scholars defended…

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New HD video live-stream for SBTS events offers mobile access, DVR capability

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recently upgraded its live-stream to high-definition video quality on YouTube. The stream features…

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Godly elders protect the church against false teachers, says Union dean at Southern Seminary

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) — Church leaders must be diligent to protect God’s people from the threat of false…

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‘First-ever’ evangelical conference on transgender issues set for Oct. 5 in Louisville

A “first-ever” conference by evangelicals on the subject of transgenderism will be held Oct. 5 on the campus of The…

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Godly humility the only antidote for pride, says Southern Seminary trustee

Future Christian ministers should be wary of the seductive power of pride, said Arkansas pastor Nick Floyd in…

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Evangelical leader encourages believers to experience God’s love during SBTS chapel

Christians should seek to experience the love from God that is beyond understanding, said evangelical leader Ligon Duncan…

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