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Southwestern Distances Itself from Paige Patterson in Sex Abuse Lawsuit
He was the face of Southern Baptist seminary. Now the school keeps taking steps to separate from his legacy.
Why Southern Baptists’ Social Justice Spat Is Actually About the Sufficiency of Scripture
The Founders documentary trailer uncovers a larger disagreement over how to approach secular theories around race and gender.
Carol Swain Worked to Hold Politicians Accountable. Then She Felt God Call Her to Run.
The former Vanderbilt political science professor is in the race to become the first conservative African American to lead Nashville.
PCA Sides With the Nashville Statement Over Revoice’s Approach
Evangelicals in favor of traditional marriage debate the place of LGBT identity in the church.
Will Southern Baptists’ Political Truce Last Through 2020?
After a polarizing presidential election in 2016, evangelicals rethink their discourse and engagement.
Beth Moore Is Speaking Up
How the Southern Baptist Bible teacher is shaking up her denomination and American evangelicalism at large.
Southern Baptists Vote to Name Abuse as Grounds for Expelling Churches
SBC also approves new committee to evaluate member churches.
Report: How Southern Baptists Failed to Care About Abuse
SBC releases abuse study—condemning past practices and recommending new protections—ahead of the annual meeting in Birmingham.
Only Half of Kids Raised Southern Baptist Stay Southern Baptist
Analysis: The bigger factor behind the SBC’s decline isn’t the struggle to gain new converts; it’s keeping their own.
Southern Baptists Down to Lowest in 30 Years
While giving is up, membership, baptism, and church numbers continued to drop in 2018.
10 Women Who Are Changing the Southern Baptist Response to AbuseSubscriber Access Only
Meet the survivors and advocates whose voices spurred “holy rumblings” in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
Sovereign Grace Calls Outside Investigation ‘Impossible’
The church network pushed back against renewed scrutiny around SGC and former president C. J. Mahaney’s response to abuse claims.
The Gospel of AI: Evangelicals Want Tech to Remain Good News
In a “pioneering” new statement, leaders emphasize humanity’s moral authority over emergent technology like artificial intelligence.
LifeWay to Close All 170 Christian Stores
The nation’s biggest Christian retail chain ends its brick-and-mortar operations.
African American Students Respond to Southern Seminary’s Slavery ReportSubscriber Access Only
After an unflinching look at its racist past, SBC’s flagship seminary aims to honor a more diverse population on campus.
Southern Baptists Torn Between Bold Abuse Reforms and Caution
President J. D. Greear wants 10 churches investigated; Executive Committee subgroup wants only 3. But both agree on Sovereign Grace.
Southern Baptists Want to Expel Churches Over Abuse
President J. D. Greear announces a batch of new proposals, reiterating that congregations that cover up incidents have “no place” in the SBC.
The Struggle to Say ‘I’m Sorry’ in Public
Why we have a hard time saying we were unequivocally wrong.
After Major Investigation, Southern Baptists Confront the Abuse Crisis They Knew Was Coming
The Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News collect 380 allegations spanning 20 states in an unprecedented look at sexual misconduct across the denomination.
Going Dutch: Netherlands Imports Nashville Statement Controversy
Latest translation of US evangelical document on LGBT issues divides Dutch Bible Belt and leads to criminal threats against a Christian politician.
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America Needed Spies. Many Missionaries Were Ready and Willing.
America Needed Spies During World War II. Many Missionaries Were Ready and Willing.
They regretted some of what they were asked to do, but they thought defending democracy was worth it.
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