Tag: Southern Baptist Convention

  • Justice-for-Women-FEAT

    Of all the social issues facing our world, President Jimmy Carter says the abuse of women and girls is the greatest injustice of all, and that the pretext is often religion. “The [male] leaders of the great religions select verses from the Holy Bible or from the Qur’an that show women should be relegated to a secondary position in the eyes of God,” says Carter, author of A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power, “and this gives a potential abusive husband or an employer who wants to pay less to women employees than men an excuse.” More

    May 9, 2014 | Comments

  • Jimmy-Carter-Extended-Interview-FEAT

    “I have great respect for the Catholic Church, but I have always been a bit uneasy about the Catholic Church ordaining that a woman can’t be a priest or a deacon. … I just believe that whenever women are treated as inferior in the eyes of God this is a misinterpretation of what Jesus Christ taught.” More

    May 9, 2014 | Comments

  • New-Calvinism_FEAT

    “For some, Calvinism is divisive and unbiblical” says Southern Baptist pastor Daniel Montgomery of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky, “We’ve seen that it unifies our efforts. It gives us an understanding that God is at work in this world. We don’t need to make things happen. We simply join God in what he’s doing.” More

    April 3, 2014 | Comments

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    “We don’t belong to anyone’s political party. We don’t belong to anyone’s organization, and so we ought to have the freedom, then, to speak prophetically to both parties and to all parties“ says the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. More

    June 14, 2013 | Comments

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    “We have a gigantic rift running through our culture, and it’s a rift that doesn’t run between denominations and institutions. It runs through them.” More

    December 7, 2012 | Comments

  • feat-sbc-sandy-relief-800

    The destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy “is just as much a physical crisis as it is a spiritual and emotional crisis for people,” says Mike Ebert of the Southern Baptist Convention’s relief arm. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    The nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, is expected to elect its first African-American president at its annual meeting this June in New Orleans. His name is Fred Luter, and he says the SBC has “a heart for reaching people in difficult times.” More

    May 18, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’ve come a long way as a nation where there’s a racial issue, but we still have a long, long, long way to go,” says Rev. Fred Luter Jr., who is expected to become the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention. More

    April 11, 2012 | Comments

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    We followed some of the volunteers from Southern Baptist churches across Virginia who are responding to Irene’s damage. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    The Southern Baptists try to broaden their appeal, the Catholic Bishops maintain their sex abuse policy, and the White House defends the US military mission in Libya. More

    June 17, 2011 | Comments

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