(RNS) The medical setback for the church’s leader comes as the 1.9 million-member faith group faces new statistics indicating its continuing slide in membership and participation.
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The vote by the Boy Scouts of America’s board to lift the organization’s ban on gay scout leaders is just the latest chapter in a long history of controversy over who merits the right to wear the scout uniform.
(RNS) “(W)e will not honor any decision by the Supreme Court which will force us to violate a clear biblical understanding of marriage as solely the union of one man and one woman,” SBC leaders said in a newspaper ad.
(RNS) All three of the candidates for Southern Baptist Convention president have ideas about overcoming the malaise in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.