Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and candidate for president of the Southern Baptist Convention, attacked Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor for urging Mohler to resign.
Southern Baptist African American leaders and seminary presidents said they had an ‘honest and open conversation’ during the virtual meeting earlier in the week amid controversy about Critical Race Theory.
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and an outspoken Never Trumper, called for the president to leave after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Ebenezer Baptist Church. A rich history since its founding in 1886 by formerly-enslaved persons. The final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr. The location of his funeral, as well as that of others like Rep. John Lewis. And now the church of a U.S.
Adam W. Greenway, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, attacked Black Southern Baptists who took offense at a statement he endorsed that condemned Critical Race Theory as “incompatible with the Baptist Faith & Message.”
After a weekend of Christmas services earlier this month at First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, North Carolina, at least 75 people contracted COVID-19. The church’s pastor, Steve Scoggins, just finished his tenure as president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
On Nov. 25, vandals attacked Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, a historic Black Baptist church in rural Callaway County, Missouri. On Dec. 6, Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor met Mount Vernon’s pastor, Gordon Coleman, at the church to talk about its legacy and the damage.