A day after approving a series of reforms meant to address sexual abuse in their denomination, Southern Baptists at their national meeting approved a resolution Wednesday (June 15) apologizing to abuse survivors and asking for ...
The average in-person weekly attendance at Southern Baptist Convention churches declined 18.75%, from 4,439,797 in 2020 to 3,607,530 in 2021.
SBC President Ed Litton on Racial Reconciliation, SBC Decline and His Own Failings
Monday evening’s plenary session of the committee began with a prayer for unity, led by Mike Keahbone, pastor of First Baptist Church in Lawton, Oklahoma.
The Southern Baptist Convention will not hold its annual meeting as it regularly does each June. But issues its members have long grappled with — including race, membership drops, and the roles of women — ...
Leaders from two of the largest faith groups in the United States – Southern Baptists and Roman Catholics -- issued statements lamenting the death of George Floyd and calling for an end to racial inequality.