As the delegates to the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting gathered on Monday for the next day’s opening gavel, the denomination’s Executive Committee rejected a request to broaden an inquiry into its handling of sexual abuse allegations to include all the entities of the SBC.
Todd Littleton knows he faces nearly impossible odds at this week’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. Amid a flurry of resolutions decrying critical race theory, he decided to submit his own proposal to recognize structural racism and oppression as societal evils.
Editor-in-Chief Brian Kaylor responds to Paige Patterson claiming during a sermon that a “lynch mob” was out to get him. Kaylor notes that not only is Patterson inaccurately using the metaphor, but Patterson’s words are an injustice to real victims.
Some Southern Baptists want to rescind a 2019 resolution on critical race theory. Pastor Alan Cross says that if the SBC is going to start rescinding resolutions, they should instead start with the one supporting the Confederacy.
Demands for political loyalty. Disputes about racism. A fight between conservatives and ultra-conservatives. It sounds like current debates within the GOP, but on Tuesday thousands of Southern Baptists will gather in Nashville to vote on issues that will shape the massive denomination’s future, including the