(RNS) “There are so many people who say, ‘What in the world can we do?’” said the Rev. Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA. “We’re hopeful and prayerful that God will use this not as an event but as a movement.”
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(RNS) Southern Baptists were hailed for electing their first African-American president in 2012 but their denomination’s Executive Committee has a mostly white management.
(RNS) “The Supreme Court of the United States is not the final authority, nor is the culture itself, but the Bible is God’s final authority about marriage and on this book we stand,” said the Rev. Ronnie Floyd.
(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) “The world will applaud your courage and compassion as you defend those that Scripture calls ‘the least of these,'” they wrote.
BALTIMORE (RNS) “God, we ask for a favorable, favorable ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States for the cause of religious liberty,” prayed the Rev. Ronnie Floyd, incoming president of the Southern Baptist Convention.