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Houston's First Baptist Church

7401 Katy Freeway
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Leadership

Pastor:
Gregg Matte
Gender:
Man
Race:
White
LGBTQIA:
Yes
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LGBTQIA:
Yes
Officiates LGBTQ weddings:
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Any LGBTQIA individuals serving in church's leadership team:

LGBTQ Policy

Clear: Non-Affirming

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On its Beliefs page, it states, "Houston's First Baptist Church's beliefs are the same as those contained in the Baptist Faith and Message, the confession of faith of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)" and includes a direct link to those beliefs.The Baptist Faith & Message contains a non-affirming policy.

A 2009 sermon, The Birds and the Bees, Part 2: Homosexuality, indicates a non-affirming policy.

The church's Pre-Marital Covenant Agreement states, "Marriage with someone of the same sex is not a biblical view of marriage."

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Notes

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:
50% or more of leadership team are women and/or non-binary:
Regularity of women and/or non-binary preachers:

Women in Leadership Policy

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Notes

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Last updated 12/10/2017