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First Baptist Church of Tempe

4525 South McClintock Drive
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LGBTQ Policy

Women in Leadership Policy

Leadership

Pastor:
Roger Ball
Gender:
Man
Race:
White
LGBTQIA:
Yes
Pastor:
Gender:
Race:
No items found.
LGBTQIA:
Yes
Officiates LGBTQ weddings:
Hires LGBTQ+:
Ordains LGBTQ+:
Any LGBTQIA individuals serving in church's leadership team:

LGBTQ Policy

Unclear: Non-Affirming

Web Links

What Did Jesus Say About Marriage (Sermon by Dr. Norm Thompson, October 9, 2016)  Listen starting at 5:15: "Jesus went straight back to the defining passages in Genesis, to say that marriage is between a male and a female and is meant to be a lifelong commitment." 

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Notes

Its actively enforced policy is not located on website's primary pages, but embedded in a sermon dated October 9, 2016.

LGBTQIA in Leadership

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Women can preach:
Women can be ordained:
Women can be elders:
Women can be senior pastor:
Senior pastor is female or non-binary: No
50% or more of leadership team are women and/or non-binary: No
Regularity of women and/or non-binary preachers:

Women in Leadership Policy

Clear: Non-Egalitarian

Web Links

Point Leaders

Leadership Training Excerpt: Leader-In-Training and Missionary-In-Training programs are open to both men and women. The Pastor-In-Training program is open to men who are considering full time Christian Service.

Notes

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Last updated 7/28/2018