The attorney representing a man suing former Southern Baptist Convention leader Paul Pressler for alleged sexual abuse has filed the first of what he says will be a series of affidavits corroborating his client’s claims.
Southern Baptist Convention leaders have no reason to believe the “personal failing” behind last week’s resignation of the denomination’s top executive involved anything illegal but will investigate further, according to a spokesman.
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Congregations across the country are struggling to remain, or even achieve, relevance in their communities. The struggle is just as difficult for seminaries seeking to serve those churches.
A former Southern Baptist pastor kicked out of the Southern Baptist Convention for changing his mind about homosexuality is stepping down from the church he helped start 20 years ago.
Nearly five months after the Sunday morning 26 worshippers died and another 20 were injured in a mass shooting, First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, unveiled drawings of new worship center paid for with donations guaranteed by the Southern Baptist Convention North American Mission Board.
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The aim of the ecumenical process was not to merge Baptists and Methodists into one large institution but to enable the two traditions to bring their different gifts to bear in a common way that benefits society.
Frank Page, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, stepped down March 27 over what an official called “a morally inappropriate relationship.” Page, 65, announced Tuesday morning on social media that he was retiring but later clarified details of his decision.