Southern Baptist Convention

DALLAS | #MeToo cases in the spotlight as Southern Baptists convene

DALLAS (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened its annual national meeting Tuesday in an anxious mood as the denomination’s all-male leadership grappled with the fallout of multiple sexual misconduct cases. With virtually no opposition, delegates at the meeting adopted resolutions condemning any sexual misconduct by SBC ministers, urging more action to prevent “all forms … Continue reading DALLAS | #MeToo cases in the spotlight as Southern Baptists convene

FORT WORTH, Texas | Prominent Baptist leader removed as head of Texas seminary

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former head of the Southern Baptist Convention was removed Wednesday as president of a Texas seminary following allegations of “unbiblical teaching” through sexist and demeaning comments to women who he suggests should tolerate abuse. The Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary board of trustees said in a statement that 75-year-old Paige … Continue reading FORT WORTH, Texas | Prominent Baptist leader removed as head of Texas seminary