Quick Southern Baptist Convention Comments

Two quick links / news stories on the Southern Baptist Convention. First, on Richard Land. The SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission have reprimanded Richard Land for his comments on the Trayvon Martin case and the reported plagiarism on his radio program. They also have canceled his radio show. Honestly, he has repented of his […]

Luter Interview with Baptist Press

Fred Luter was interviewed by Baptist Press last week to discuss his pending bid for SBC President. Here’s an excerpt: BP: If you are elected, what do you envision as your key emphases or key messages to Southern Baptists? What do you see as greatest challenge to the SBC in the short-term? Luter: This convention […]

Fred Luter – First Black SBC President?

Pastor Fred Luter has announced that he is running for President of the Southern Baptist Convention. If elected, he will be the first African-American President of the entire Convention. He currently serves as First Vice President, elected in 2011 to a one year term. The Southern Baptist Convention was founded on support of slavery, so […]

Interesting SBC Followup

The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, had their annual convention in Phoenix, Arizona this wee. Baptist Press has a good roundup from the event. What I find fascinating is the election for First Vice President of the Convention. First Vice President is generally a stepping stone to the Presidency […]

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