Describing the Baptist view on homosexuality is difficult due to the multitude of Baptist organizations, each with a slightly different doctrinal statement. The issue is further compounded by the large number of autonomous Independent Baptist churches which are not part of an organization and have their own doctrinal statements and beliefs. As with most issues, there is a diversity of views of members of Baptist churches on homosexuality. Some denominations remain more conservative, believing in what they describe as 'traditional' marriage between one man and one woman.
Interracial Marriage and Emergent Truth
When Culture Becomes Theology: Interracial Marriage in the American Church - The Harvard Ichthus
S kin color has long divided people. The prejudice of racism is worldwide, even today. Thus, this question is of great importance. In America, as we continue to see the influx of people from all different cultures, who have all different colors of skin, it is imperative that we search the Scriptures so see how we should live. Some people believe that interracial marriages are prohibited in the Scriptures. Often they will argue that marriage with foreigners implying people both of different culture and color was prohibited throughout the Old Testament. Actually, the prohibitions were not strictly against Jewish-Gentile marriages as racial mixture, but against believer-unbeliever marriages cf.
Southern Baptist Beliefs on Marriage
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I s there anything in the Bible that forbids people from different ethnic origins from marrying or dating? Can an African-American marry an Anglo-Saxon? Is it biblical to have a Hispanic or Latino person marry a Native American? Are there any Scriptures that address this issue? People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.