Wed., June 12, 2013 6:45pm
The Southern Baptist Convention has approved a resolution opposing the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay Scouts. The resolution also calls on the Boy Scouts to remove executive and board leaders who tried to allow gays as both members and leaders without consulting the many religious groups that sponsor Scout troops.
Thu., November 8, 2012 5:27pm
Former President Jimmy Carter is joining the board of trustees at Mercer University in Macon. He is one of 10 new trustees who will be elected at the board’s meeting Friday morning.
Thu., June 21, 2012 8:02am
A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists passed a resolution opposing the idea that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.
Wed., June 13, 2012 3:32pm
The Southern Baptist Convention is set to elect its first black president. Reverend Fred Luter grew up in New Orleans. The SBC has a history rooted in slavery.