Tensions are running high in the Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention as the denomination gathers here for its first annual meeting since the pandemic began.
Listen / The head the Southern Baptist Convention’s political arm says there’s no gun control policy outlined in the Bible. And so the powerful Nashville-based denomination isn’t taking a position, even after more than 20 members of a Texas congregation were murdered in their own sanctuary on Sunday.
Leaders of the largest protestant denomination in the U.S. are returning from the Texas border. They’re calling on evangelicals to have compassion for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding from Central America.
The largest protestant denomination in the U.S. says it has no plans to drop its opposition to gay marriage and homosexuality. But Southern Baptists are softening the way they talk about it.