Southern Baptist Convention Ousts Texas Church With Sex Offender PastorThe Texas church employs a pastor who is a registered sex offender, so a committee decided the house of worship cannot be part of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Predators Seek Children With Low Self Esteem And Vulnerable Parents, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center ExplainsA sex abuse scandal hitting the Southern Baptist Convention churches is the latest prompting parents to ask tough questions about who to trust with their children-- and how do you know?
Muted Reaction By 'Pro-Family' Groups To Family SeparationsEven as many religious organizations denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families, some "pro-family" groups declined to join in the criticism.
Vice President Pence Mixes Faith, Politics At Southern Baptist Convention In DallasThe Vice President began by repeating what he often says. "I'm a Christian, a Conservative, and a Republican. In that order."
Pence Speaks At Southern Baptist Convention After Patterson's RemovalVice President Mike Pence arrived in Dallas this morning to address some 15,000 members at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting happening at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
#MeToo Cases Take Spotlight As Southern Baptists Meet In DallasThe Southern Baptist Convention opens its national meeting Tuesday in Dallas, as the denomination's all-male leadership grapples with the fallout of multiple sexual misconduct cases.
Fired Leader Won't Speak At Southern Baptist ConventionA former seminary president dismissed over his response to two rape allegations made by students says he won't give the featured sermon at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting next week in Dallas.
Baptist Leader Removed As Texas Seminary PresidentA prominent Southern Baptist Convention leader has been removed as president of a Texas seminary following allegations that he made abusive and demeaning comments to women.
Sutherland Springs Church To Be Demolished Southern Baptist Convention says pastor of Texas church that was site of massacre plans to demolish the building.
Local Church At Odds With Baptist General Convention Over Gay WorshipersA church in Dallas is now at odds with the Baptist General Convention of Texas after a recent decision on welcoming gay worshipers.
Bush, Rubio To Speak Before Southern Baptist GroupRepublican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and South Carolina.
Southern Baptists Oppose Gay Boy ScoutsThe Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday expressing its opposition to the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay Scouts, though it doesn't explicitly call for churches to drop all ties with the organization.
Theological Debate Simmers Ahead Of Texas ConventionThe debate over the Christian concept of Calvinism is about 500 years old. That's not stopping it from causing division in the nation's largest Protestant denomination.
Southern Baptists Elect 1st Black PresidentAt the end of the day Wednesday, the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention will pass to an African American pastor for the first time.
Southern Baptists Meet During Rough TimesSouthern Baptists may elect their first African American president when they meet Tuesday as they consider how to attract more believers in a country that is more diverse than ever.