Tag Archives: Southern Baptist Convention

Evangelicals Bash Pence For Inappropriate “Jingoistic” Speech To Southern Baptist Annual Meeting [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s speech before the Southern Baptist Convention is being criticized by many as being too focused on politics and President Donald Trump. At a speech before the SBC annual meeting at the Kay Bailey Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, Vice President Pence gave remarks that centered heavily on touting the …

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Southern Baptist Meeting Gets Hate Group’s Resolution Declaring It “Heresy” To Say God Makes People Gay

The Christian Post reports: A resolution submitted to the Southern Baptist Convention for its annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, has called on the nation’s largest Protestant denomination to reject “homosexual identity politics” and state bans on conversion therapy. Titled “On Ministry and Counseling to Lead People from Homosexuality to Heterosexuality,” the resolution, among other things, asks the SBC to “offer …

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Southern Baptist Leader Fired After Revelation That He Sought To “Break Down” Student For Reporting Rape

The Tennessean reports: A Texas seminary fired a prominent Southern Baptist leader earlier this week for mishandling allegations from two students who said they were raped. Paige Patterson, who was terminated from his top post at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, told the head of campus security that he wanted to meet alone with a student who told him she was …

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Southern Baptist Convention CEO Frank Page Retires Immediately Over “Morally Inappropriate Relationship”

The Birmingham Herald reports: Frank Page, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, announced his immediate retirement in the wake of what he described as a “personal indiscretion.” Page, an author and frequent speaker in Baptist churches, served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2006 to 2008. He issued a statement to the Baptist Press …

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Southern Baptists Annual Meeting Roiled By Proposed Resolution Condemning White Supremacists [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the “alt-right” amid an uproar over the denomination’s commitment to confronting prejudice. Leaders of the faith group initially refused to take up a proposal that they repudiate the political group that emerged dramatically during the U.S. presidential election, mixing racism, white nationalism …

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Former Southern Baptist Head: Trump Can Win Over Evangelicals By Vowing To Name Ted Cruz To SCOTUS

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Evangelical seminary president Richard Land told the American Family Association’s One News Now today that Donald Trump could help himself “enormously” with social conservatives “if he were to hold a press conference and say that if he is indeed elected president, that he will nominate Ted Cruz to replace Antonin Scalia on the …

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Trump Attacks “Nasty” Southern Baptist Leader

Yesterday Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore appeared on Face The Nation, where he denounced the Trump campaign as part of the “reality television moral sewage” seeping into American culture. That quote must have given Donald Trump a sleepless night, hence the 3AM response seen above. And yet Trump continues to claim that evangelicals love him.

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