Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Passes Resolution Affirming That Only Men Can Be Pastors

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Passes Resolution Affirming That Only Men Can Be Pastors

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary unanimously approved a resolution last week affirming its stance that only men can be pastors.

Former SBC President Resigns from Teaching Role at Seminary after Sharing Sermon by Gay Son

Former SBC President Resigns from Teaching Role at Seminary after Sharing Sermon by Gay Son

Pastor James Merritt, a former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, resigned from his position as a visiting professor at Southeastern Baptist Seminary last week after coming under fire for sharing a sermon by his son, who is openly gay.

SBC Seminary Votes to Retain Slaveholders' Names on Buildings

SBC Seminary Votes to Retain Slaveholders' Names on Buildings

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has decided not to change the names of some of the school's buildings named for men who owned slaves. The school did, however, set aside a substantial amount of money to fund scholarships for African American students.

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Declines to Pay Reparations to Historically Black College

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Declines to Pay Reparations to Historically Black College
Kentucky’s Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has declined a request to make a “biblical tithe” of its $100 million endowment to a nearby historically black college as reparations for the seminary’s past ties to slavery and racism.