By Heather Clark
Christian News Network
The Southern Baptist Convention has announced its decision to bar military chaplains who identify as Southern Baptists from officiating over same-sex ‘wedding’ ceremonies and participating in other events promoting homosexuality.
The North American Mission Board (NAMB), an arm of the organization and commission center for chaplains, recently released guidelines outlining its expectations in light of the Pentagon’s affirmation of homosexual “marriage” following the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
“NAMB-endorsed chaplains will not conduct or attend a wedding ceremony for any same-sex couple, bless such a union or perform counseling in support of such a union, assist or support paid contractors or volunteers leading same-sex relational events, nor offer any kind of relationship training or retreat, on or off of a military installation, that would give the appearance of accepting the homosexual lifestyle or sexual wrongdoing,” the document outlines. Click here to continue reading.