(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.”
Articles tagged “Southern Baptist Convention”
(RNS) The twice-baptized Seventh-day Adventist, known as a culture warrior, is climbing in the September polls.
(RNS) The International Mission Board of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination is running out of cash reserves.
NASHVILLE – The former Florida governor and GOP presidential candidate pledged to defend religious liberty in front of an estimated 13,000 evangelical pastors attending a massive Southern Baptist Convention event.
(RNS) The prominent conservative Christian leader, who interviews Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on Tuesday in Nashville, talks with RNS’ Jonathan Merritt.
(RNS) A sampling of religious response to the Boys Scouts of America’s drop of its ban on gay adult leaders.
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention has been a vocal ally of the Republican Party in recent years, and this latest move indicates that it is having a difficult time breaking from its past behavior.
(RNS) Some faith leaders said continued support for the BSA would hinge on whether religiously affiliated troops would be allowed to choose their own leaders.
(RNS) Some say Moore’s call is a marker of a changing ethos within the nation’s largest Protestant denomination as conservative Christians join in mourning the “Emanuel Nine.” Others wonder if the divide over the flag remains.