And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. This denomination is also primarily black and has about 2. Toggle navigation. Christianity and sexual orientation Christianity and homosexuality Christianity and transgender people History of Christianity and homosexuality The Bible and homosexuality Queer theology LGBT-affirming churches Blessing of same-sex unions. American Baptist leaders will also set up meetings to inform churches how they can continue to participate in the national body and determine future regional affiliations.
Operating from a central bureau in Nashville, Tenn.
Nevertheless, Baptists generally believe that homosexuality must be an issue that is approached with compassion and love. Download Story. I hope other regions may eventually move in the same direction," Perkins said. Al Sharptona Baptist minister and Civil rights leader, during his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in said that asking whether gays or lesbians should be able to get married was insulting:
But there are many different affiliations for Baptist congregations and a few take a more inclusive and affirming view.