Fred Luter says the former New Orleans mayor convicted of corruption is a good man who made bad choices.

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Ronnie Floyd suceeds the Southern Baptist Convention’s first African-American president as messengers honor the owners of Hobby Lobby for standing up to Obamacare and a seminary president addresses controversy over his allowing a non-Christian to enroll as a Ph.D. student.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 17 June 2013 14:07

SBC president ending Boy Scout ties

Fred Luter, the first black president of the Southern Baptist Convention, says his church is among those cutting ties with the Boy Scouts of America on moral grounds.

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Monday, 08 April 2013 09:33

Radio host blasts SBC president

Christian radio host Rick Wiles says SBC President Fred Luter “made Joel Osteen look like the winner of the tough-man contest.”

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Thursday, 04 April 2013 15:51

SBC leader retracts radio comment

After being criticized for linking same-sex marriage and gays in the Boy Scouts to North Korea’s threat to start a nuclear war, SBC President Fred Luter says he misspoke and believes there is no connection between the two.

Published in People
Monday, 01 April 2013 15:25

Luter says SBC watching Boy Scouts

Pastor Fred Luter says a decision by the Boy Scouts to allow openly gay members would have an adverse effect among Southern Baptists.

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Monday, 18 March 2013 11:53

La. faith leaders oppose tax plan

Clergy from denominations including the Southern Baptist Convention say a tax plan proposed by Louisiana’s governor would harm the poor.

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