Tag Archives: Southern Baptists

Southern Baptist Lawyer Calls Effort To Address Abuse Scandal “Satanic Scheme To Distract From Evangelism”

The Roys Report reports: The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is already reeling from recent allegations that key leaders mistreated sex abuse survivors and tried to intimidate advocates. Now comes another leaked document, showing that a former high-profile SBC executive called the movement to address sex abuse in the SBC “a satanic scheme to completely distract us from evangelism.” The document …

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Southern Baptists Report “Historic” Membership Decline

The Christian Post reports: A year after reporting the largest single-year membership decline in more than 100 years, churches in the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, lost more than 400,000 members in 2020 and set a new record for the single-year decline amid the coronavirus pandemic and a bitter culture war. The Annual Church Profile report shows …

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Southern Baptists Condemn Lego’s New Pride Month Toy Set For “Commercializing Moral Rebellion” Against Jesus

Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler has written a 2500-word diatribe against Lego’s new Pride Month toy set. An excerpt: Is it true that a child playing with this new “Everyone is awesome” Lego set is going to feel affirmed? If that child, for instance, is nonconventional in sexual orientation, as someone represented even in an ambiguous way by this set …

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Southern Baptists Condemn Female Pastors: Unbiblical

The Christian Post reports: J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said the California-based Saddleback Church’s decision to ordain three women was “disappointing,” and urged the denomination to “stand on the bedrock of God’s Word — whether the issue is the role of pastor or any other issue.” In a development described by Saddleback as “historic,” the church, founded …

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Southern Baptists Condemn Evangelical Adoption Agency For Agreeing To Begin Serving LGBT Couples

Southern Baptists are very upset about yesterday’s move by a major evangelical adoption group to begin serving LGBT couples. Southern Baptist president Al Mohler: The moral revolutionaries are now demanding that every single individual in this society every single institution, every single school, every single religious denomination, every single adoption, and foster care agency, must pivot. In this case, that …

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Southern Baptists Expel Two LGBTQ-Friendly Churches

The Associated Press reports: The Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee voted Tuesday to oust four of its churches, two over policies deemed to be too inclusive of LGBTQ people and two more for employing pastors convicted of sex offenses. The actions were announced at a meeting marked by warnings from two top leaders that the SBC, the largest Protestant denomination …

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Southern Baptists Roiled Over Trump And LGBTs

The Associated Press reports: Divisions over race, politics, gender and LGBTQ issues are roiling America’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, ahead of a meeting of its executive committee next week. On the agenda are two items reflecting those divisions: A recommendation that a church in Kennesaw, Georgia, be ousted from the SBC because it accepted LGBTQ people into …

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Southern Baptist Leader Calls On Trump To Resign

The Christian Post reports: Russell Moore, a prominent theologian and president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, has called on President Donald Trump to resign from office after some of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday. “Mr. President, people are dead,” Moore wrote in response to Trump’s Friday tweet. “The Capitol is ransacked. …

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Southern Baptists Call White Supremacy “A Scheme Of The Devil” In Response To Trump’s “Stand By” Comment

The Christian Post reports: Senior officers of the Southern Baptist Convention reaffirmed the denomination’s repudiation of white supremacy as a “scheme of the devil” Wednesday after a controversial call by President Donald Trump to far-right activists to “stand back and stand by” during the presidential debate on Tuesday. “When asked to condemn white supremacy, every single one of us should …

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Southern Baptists May Drop “Southern” From Name

The Washington Post reports: The 50,000 Baptist churches in the convention are autonomous and can still choose to refer to themselves as “Southern Baptist” or “SBC.” But in his first interview on the topic, convention president J.D. Greear said momentum has been building to adopt the name “Great Commission Baptists,” both because of the racial reckoning underway in the United …

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Southern Baptist Leader Al Mohler: Trump Is A “Huge Embarrassment” But The Alternative Is “Unthinkable”

The Christian Post reports: When asked if Trump being supported by a majority of evangelicals is an embarrassment, Al Mohler admitted, “Yes. President Trump is a huge embarrassment. And it’s an embarrassment to evangelical Christianity that there appear to be so many who will celebrate precisely the aspects that I see Biblically as most lamentable and embarrassing.” He said that …

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Southern Baptists: Congress Must Stop “Taliban-Like” Big Tech From Banning Hate Speech On Their Platforms

From Southern Evangelical Seminary head Richard Land: The internet has been both an incredible blessing to society and a destructive and threatening presence as well. The most recent threat is Silicon Valley’s highly inflamed sense of self-righteousness, which has led them in their arrogance to begin to assume the role of a Taliban-like morality police. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook declared …

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Southern Baptists Issue “Lament” On Racist Past

The Washington Post reports: More than two decades after the Southern Baptist Convention — the country’s second-largest faith group — apologized to African Americans for its active defense of slavery in the 1800s, its flagship seminary on Wednesday released a stark report further delineating its ties to institutionalized racism. The year-long study by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary found that …

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Southern Baptist Women Denounce Their Leader For Saying That It’s “Biblical” To Lust After Underage Girls

The Washington Post reports: More than 1,000 Southern Baptist women have signed an open letter to the trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary that says they are “grieved by the dangerous and unwise counsel” that the group’s president, Paige Patterson, has given by telling abused women not to divorce, and are shocked by his comments that “objectify a teenage girl.” …

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Southern Baptist Head Richard Land: If I Didn’t Vote For Donald Trump, I’d Have To Apologize To Jesus

“I believe I have a moral obligation to vote for the lesser evil. Otherwise, I become morally culpable for the greater evil prevailing. Some Evangelicals have said, ‘If I voted for Donald Trump, I would have to apologize to Bill Clinton.’ Frankly, I feel that if I didn’t vote for Donald Trump in order to defeat Hillary Clinton, I would …

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Southern Baptists Head Denounces Trump: He’s A Serial Adulterer, Family Wrecker, Runs Casinos [VIDEO]

Evangelical leader Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, appeared on CNN last night to denounce Donald Trump as a unrepentant serial adulterer who has destroyed families. And then there’s Trump involvement in the sinful gambling industry, which also destroys families. Moore also has a problem with Trump’s declaration that he’s done nothing worthy of …

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Southern Baptist Seminary Head Albert Mohler Denounces Ex-Gay Torture: Praying Is More Effective

Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spoke today at the opening of a conference which addresses the critical problem of millions of gays shoving their homosexy ways down everybody’s throats. According to Mohler, ex-gay torture is just a big waste of time because the only way to cure The Gay is by praying to Christ Himself. The …

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