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The Fight for the Heart of the Southern Baptist Convention

On a recent Friday afternoon, Dwight McKissic sat at a folding table in his three-car garage, on a cul-de-sac in Arlington, Texas, discussing the role that race plays in a growing divide among America...

‘Southern Baptist whistleblower’ offers audio clips to back Russell Moore’s claims

Calling himself a “Southern Baptist whistleblower,” a Texas Baptist pastor on June 10 accused Southern Baptist Convention leaders Ronnie Floyd and Mike Stone of lying about their previous closed-door ...

GAs Gone Bad: Baptist women you should be reading

Nearly 60 years have passed since Watts Street Baptist Church in Durham, N.C., ordained Addie Davis to ministry. Yet somehow, Southern Baptists are still fighting about women in ministry. Saddleback C...

How women in the Southern Baptist Convention have fought for decades to be ordained

When leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention meet during their annual gathering in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2021, the issue of three women being ordained to ministry will likely be an intense ...

First Baptist in Dallas works to promote COVID-19 vaccines: Was this a big news story?

If you have followed news coverage of debates about COVID-19 vaccines, you know that the leaders of churches and major religious denominations — Black and White — have been walking a tightrope on this...

Baptist deacon is author of controversial anti-trans bills in Texas, joining wave of similar legislation pushed nationwide

A Baptist deacon is the author of an anti-transgender bill that has passed the Texas Senate and now awaits action in the House — a bill that has been called by critics one of the cruelest in a season ...

Baptist leaders react to Chauvin guilty verdict

Baptist leaders in Texas and around the country offered their prayers and comments in response to the verdict of former police officer Derek Chauvin as guilty on all counts in the death of George Floy...

European school seeks to bolster Baptist scholarship and mission

While serving as a Baptist pastor in Kentucky, Erica Whitaker is working toward a Ph.D. at a prestigious European university. Her academic pursuit, however, is more than a distance learning endeavor w...

🔥 The WHOOPERS Of The Baptist Church Vol. 1 (POWERFUL Preaching)

#baptistwhooping #frankray #paulmorton #jerryblack #timothyflemming tellischapman #terryanderson #marcuscosby #deweysmith Whooping, regardless of what any skeptics say, is a rich tradition within the ...

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