This issue of A Public Witness takes a look at how presidential hopefuls Ron DeSantis, Mike Pence, and Nikki Haley are all running in the John Hagee primary and what that means for religion and politics.
This issue of A Public Witness adds historical context to the contentious meeting of the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S. to consider what the debate about women in ministry means for that body and the broader Christian witness.
Barber's reelection seems to indicate that Southern Baptists approve of the direction the convention is going and marks the third time a candidate backed by the Conservative Baptist Network has been defeated.
For more than a half-century, Robertson was a familiar presence in American living rooms because of his “700 Club” television show, the Christian Coalition, and blaming natural disasters on everything from homosexuality to the teaching of evolution.
The two candidates for SBC president hold many of the same beliefs but disagree sharply over how to handle the issue of sexual abuse and over the direction of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.