Here’s your guide to the Southern Baptist Convention’s new president in just five fast facts.
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BALTIMORE (RNS) Southern Baptists voted to affirm “God’s good design” that gender is set by biology, “not by one’s self-perception.”
BALTIMORE (RNS) I once assumed the worst of Southern Baptists: anti-intellectual, homophobic and possibly even racist authoritarians who cared mostly about their own power. Then I got to know some of them.
BALTIMORE (RNS) Speaking of mental illness, Warren said: “If your brain doesn’t work right and you take a pill, why are you supposed to be ashamed of that?”
(RNS) All three of the candidates for Southern Baptist Convention president have ideas about overcoming the malaise in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
(RNS) No longer just a former president, he’s Jimmy Carter 3.0: The globe-trotting, Sunday school-teaching, house-building elder statesman is living out his faith through humanitarian causes — seeking to conquer the abuse of women and eradicate global disease.
(RNS) Changes at a private Christian university in Ohio include an exodus of women faculty in leadership positions.
(RNS) “What Rainer and LifeWay have done by acknowledging the error publicly, even nine years later, is to demonstrate that it is never too late to do the right thing and to pursue reconciliation,” said author and speaker Helen Lee.
(RNS) Baptism rates are in steady decline for U.S. Catholics, Southern Baptists and others. Will high profile attention to the ritual from the Archbishop of Canterbury to the pope inspire a change?