(RNS) — The creation of an advisory panel marks an early concrete step as the denomination aims to root out sexual abuse and coverups.
Tag - Southern Baptists
(RNS) — The first Generation X president of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination said he wants to focus more on what all Southern Baptists embrace than what divides them.
DALLAS (RNS) — The day before his speech, a Southern Baptist attending the annual meeting requested reconsideration of the plans to welcome Pence. He was overruled.
(RNS) — 'The mood of the Southern Baptist Convention right now would be similar to that of the country after Watergate,' said Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
(RNS) — The little known history of how America's Christians got entangled with America's beauty pageant.
(RNS) — He's still listed on the program as giving the sermon at his denomination's annual convention in Dallas on June 12-13.
(RNS) — "As a result of a personal failing, I have embarrassed my family, my Lord, myself, and the Kingdom," Page said.
(RNS) — Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Convention's public policy arm, talks about how Southern Baptists feel the attack on one of their churches personally, and can remain divided on gun control.
(RNS) — Who knew that a simple meeting between a preacher and a pundit would be so controversial? But it starts to make sense when you consider the preacher. And the pundit. And the meeting itself. (COMMENTARY)
The Convention, however, had something else first on its mind, namely the issue of race, which it had to take up before its participants headed home. Its leadership had “declined to bring to a vote a Texas pastor’s proposed resolution condemning the...
(RNS) We haven’t always agreed with the Southern Baptists. But in denouncing and repudiating white supremacy, we couldn't agree more.
(RNS) The resolution condemning white nationalism passed easily in the convention’s closing session, to thunderous applause from the floor.
PHOENIX (RNS) The previous day, the Resolutions Committee declined to bring a similar statement to a vote.
(RNS) After some debate, the denomination declined to take up a resolution condemning the 'alt-right movement,' whose members include white nationalists.
PHOENIX (RNS) The largest Protestant denomination has lost members for 10 years in a row and has baptized fewer people nine out of the last 10 years.