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Southern Baptists are still obsessed with Critical Race Theory

The specter of Critical Race Theory loomed large over the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting June 15-16, yet no concrete actions to address it by name were taken. That delighted Southern Bap...

Convention sermon calls out Southern Baptists for sometimes being ‘jerks’

The Southern Baptist Convention has developed an alarming and off-putting reputation for malicious debate and rancorous name-calling while attempting to stand against Critical Race Theory and other fo...

Weekend thinking: Concerning Southern Baptists and the fracturing of evangelicalism

We spoke w/ 75+ pastors across the country. Evangelicalism is fracturing and likely irrevocably so. The former unity we thought was rooted primarily in Jesus has been revealed to be rooted more in cul...

Russell Moore parts from Southern Baptists personally as well as professionally

Russell Moore, who recently resigned as the Southern Baptist Convention’s chief ethicist, has also moved on from the nation’s largest Protestant denomination personally, attending a Tennessee church t...

Plug-In: Southern Baptists brace for biggest annual meeting in a quarter-century

Pre-registration of messengers coming to Nashville for June 15-16 SBC Annual Meeting has now gone to 14,000 #SBC21 — Ronnie Floyd (@ronniefloyd) June 2, 2021 The Southern Baptist Convention’s an...

Baptists and Orthodox Discuss Human Dignity

On May 26, 2021, Baptists theologians and leaders from around the world participated in a joint conversation with Orthodox theologians and leaders at the International Theological Conference at Buchar...

Alliance of Baptists updates its covenant and hears calls to action against injustice

The economic, racial and social injustices exposed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic have called progressive Christians to bolder-than-ever action on behalf of the oppressed, pastor and writer ...

If you’re not concerned about the Southern Baptists, you ought to be!

“I just ran into some of some weirdos in the airport,” Uncle Eugene reported. “You know, the kind with their heads shaved except for a little ponytail at the back.” “I think they’re Hare Krishna,” I s...

Thinking with two key Southern Baptists: Concerning those scary Gallup Poll numbers

Let’s fly up to high altitude for a moment, before reading two interesting think pieces about those Gallup Poll numbers — “U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time” — that launched a...

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