If churches drop a ban on LGBT employees, they're "redefining sin," says the president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, will be razed after Sundays mass shooting that killed 26 people and injured 20 others, its pastor told the Southern Baptist Convention Thursday.
Pastor Frank Pomeroy told leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention earlier this week that it would be too painful to continue using First Baptist Church as a place of worship
The pastor of the Texas church where a gunman carried out a massacre has discussed knocking down the building and replacing the structure with a memorial, a spokesman for the national Southern Baptist Convention said Thursday. The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, about 35 miles...
The pastor of a rural Texas church sprayed with gunfire in a shooting rampage that killed 26 people is considering demolishing the building and putting a memorial in its place, a Southern Baptist Convention official said on Thursday. Devin Kelley, the 26-year-old gunman, stormed into the Sutherland...
Southern Baptist Convention says pastor of Texas church that was site of massacre plans to demolish the building.
Despite several frustrations I've had, I remain committed to the convention.
'Lawrence Ware, co-director of the Africana Studies Program at Oklahoma State University discusses his recent New York Times op-ed that explains his decision to leave the Southern Baptist Convention and how the 2016 election unearthed a legacy of racial intolerance that propelled him to speak out.' -- The Brian Lehrer Show
Lawrence Ware renouncing his ordination as a Southern Baptist minister because of racism.
Earlier this year, the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention tried to quash a resolution that condemned the so-called “alt-right” movement and its advocacy of white supremacy. Although a resolution condemning the alt-right was eventually adopted, that wasn’t good enough...
Lawrence Ware says he's "renouncing" his ordination in the Southern Baptist Convention.The reason? Their hesitation to condemn white supremacy and their continued bigotry against LGBTQ people make his support untenable.
A pro-LGBT organization is out to let faith groups know the harm that lack of acceptance does to LGBT kids — and it did just that recently in Phoenix.
Harvest Christian Fellowship will be joining the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant body with about 15 million members. The Rev. Greg Laurie, pastor and founder of the 15,000-member Harvest and its Harvest Crusades, announced the move in June. Show More Summary
The Southern Baptist Convention passed a revised resolution to condemn "alt-right" ideology after outrage over their initial failure to do so.
The Southern Baptist Convention has scarcely begun to reckon with its ugly history.
After some contention over the wording of the resolution, Southern Baptists, the second largest religious denomination in the US, condemned the alt-right movement and white supremacy at their recent annual convention. The denomination was originally founded by pro-slavery southerners in 1845. Show More Summary
The Texas pastor who drafted the original resolution calling on the Southern Baptist Convention to condemn white supremacy and the “alt-right” said he was “shocked” by the massive controversy his resolution sparked at the conservative denomination’s annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona this week. “I...
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"Jesus never complained about 'racism,'" tweeted alt-right leader Richard Spencer.
The Southern Baptist Convention is standing strong for the rights of unborn babies, leader Russell Moore said this week. Moore is the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), the public policy arm of the Christian denomination, one of the largest in the world. The convention’s annual meeting was this week. On Wednesday, […]