Russell Moore preaching during the first plenary address, "Black, And White And Red All Over: Why Racial Reconciliation Is A Gospel Issue."
March 27, 2015 The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.
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Many Baptist leaders consider marriage to be a foundation for adult life and some are actively encouraging tying the knot earlier.
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March 10, 2015 The Southern Baptist Convention is quietly nudging its 16 million members to tie the knot at a younger age. Baptist leaders say that marriage should be considered a foundation of adult life.
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June 12, 2013 At the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, a resolution is adopted condemning the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay boys to become Scouts. The resolution stops short of requiring member churches to break with the organization.
Pastor Fred Luter, of New Orleans, who's set to be president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
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June 19, 2012 Fred Luter, a former street preacher who turned a dying New Orleans church into a powerhouse, is set to become the organization's first black president.
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