Southern Baptist Convention presidential candidate Mike Stone says “one of the first things” he would do if elected SBC president is appoint a new sex abuse task force.
According to ChurchLeader.com, Stone said the new task force would be “more biblical” than the current Abuse Reform Implementation Task Force.
Pastor Rick Warren says the church he founded will appeal its disfellowshipping by the Southern Baptist Convention over the issue of female pastors.
A new report by Lifeway Research suggests that the Southern Baptist Convention lost close to half a million members in 2022.
The Southern Baptist Convention is restarting its search for its new CEO and president of the Executive Committee.
Georgia pastor Mike Stone has announced that he has accepted a nomination for Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) president.
Former Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have been dismissed from a sexual abuse lawsuit against Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee member Paul Pressler.
The letter was released less than a month after a 28-year-old former student entered The Covenant School in Nashville and killed three students and three adults. Police Chief John Drake said of the shooter, “Her parents felt like that she should not own weapons.”
“The way he represented God, the Word of God through his preaching and teaching, First Baptist Atlanta, and the SBC will never be forgotten! He was a legend for all who knew him and knew of him,” said former SBC president Fred Luter.
Brent Leatherwood, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said this week that his three children attend The Covenant School and were at the school when a shooter opened fire on six people last week.