Monthly Archives: February 2014

ERLC: How does your church address homosexuality?

How does your church address homosexuality? The move to redefine marriage has advanced considerably in recent days. How do churches respond? Dean Inserra, a member of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s Leadership Network Council, identifies four archetypical responses to addressing this massive cultural shift: 1. The Macklemore Church The Macklemore Church just simply thinks […]

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ERLC Leadership Summit will address human sexuality

Wondering what recent court rulings on gay marriage might mean for your community and your ministry? The Ethics and Religious Liberty Leadership Summit will address the gospel and human sexuality to equip pastors and church leaders to speak to these critical issues in their own congregations. This event will be held April 21-23, 2014, at […]

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Judge strikes down portion of Ky. same-sex marriage ban

LOUISVILLE—The leader of the commonwealth’s largest religious body reacted with disappointment to news that U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II struck down Kentucky’s ban on recognizing valid same-sex marriages performed in other states. “The news that District Judge John G. Heyburn usurped the will of Kentucky voters today is tragic and disappointing,” said Dr. […]

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Push to legalize casinos faltering

A legislative proposal to legalize casinos in Kentucky appears to be in serious trouble. The Associated Press reported Monday night that Republican Caucus Chairman Dan Seum has told Capitol reporters the measure doesn’t have enough votes to pass. Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Paul Chitwood, who is leading a campaign against expanded gambling, said he’s […]

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EDITORIAL: Anyone else tired of the expanded gambling issue?

The following editorial by Todd Deaton appears in this week’s edition of the Western Recorder. Here we go again! It seems like this is the umpteenth time our governor and a small group of legislators have pushed for casinos in Kentucky, attempting to make them palatable by tying them to horseracing, education, the state’s budget […]

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Tune In Alert: Chitwood on 800 WHVU in the a.m.

KBC Executive Director Paul Chitwood will be a guest on the Tom Roten Show on 800 WHVU (Huntington, WV) at 8:04 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6 to discuss efforts to oppose the expansion of gambling in Kentucky. Tune in to listen here.

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