Two excellent articles which take varying sides of this debate have been written by card-carrying members of the SBC Voices family. It is interesting that intelligent and cogent arguments can be made on both sides of this.
I am greatly relieved to find out that Howell Scott was sick during the convention. I thought he was just avoiding me as I tried to find him. Glad he’s better and writing good articles (even if he continues to be the counterpoint to some of my points). Go to “From Law to Grace” to find his article “Southern Baptists & the Homosexual Culture.”
Earlier today, Mark Lamprecht published an article which everyone interested in the subject should read. It not only gives a transcript to Mohler’s answer to the question, but good analysis and some other links. “Here I Blog” is a must-read, especially this article, “Transcript and Commentary: Al Mohler on Homosexuality at the SBC.”
Though the Q&A brouhaha may go away, this issue will not. It is a defining issue – will we bow to culture or hold to scripture? Will we live out the gospel in dealing with people whose lives offend our values and convictions – more importantly, who offend God’s law?
The discussion continues and these are two excellent entries.
(I also found a good BP article by Kelly Boggs on the topic, though he does not address the Mohler statements.)