Pastor Ed Litton, Who Worked For Racial Unity, Picked To Lead Southern BaptistsThe Southern Baptist Convention tamped down a push from the right at its largest meeting in decades on Tuesday, electing a new president who has worked to bridge racial divides in the church.
Tension Remains Thick As The Southern Baptist Convention Prepares To Elect New PresidentThe Southern Baptist Convention is electing a new president Tuesday amid a push by ultraconservatives in the denomination who say some current leaders are too liberal on issues that include race and the role of women in ministry.
Racial Relations Among Issues Congregations Look To Be Addressed At Key Southern Baptists MeetingPastors in Texas and across the country are watching as race-related tensions remain high heading into the Southern Baptist Convention national meeting next week.
'A Crisis Of Faith,' Growing Number Of Southern Baptist Women Question RolesAmong the millions of women belonging to churches of the Southern Baptist Convention, there are many who have questioned the faith's gender-role doctrine.
Texas Pastors Among Some Black Southern Baptists Who Feel Shut Out By White LeadersNorth Texas Pastor Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years -- now he’s pondering whether it's time to break away.
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.