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Oklahoma State University Diversity Coordinator Lawrence Ware Writes Op-Ed In ‘New York Times’ on Why He Is Leaving the Southern Baptist Convention

The first time I was called a nigger to my face was by a fellow camper at a Southern Baptist Convention retreat near Oklahoma City. I was 13, and it was 1995. Devastated, I complained to a counselor who suggested I pray for the ability to turn the other cheek.

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Pastor Dwight McKissic Issues An Invitation to Hear Dr. H.B. Charles Jr. and Dr. Jerry Young Speak On Crossing Cultural Chasms This Week at Cornerstone Baptist Church In Arlington, TX

By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. In Romans 16:13, Paul said to the saints at Rome, “Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; also his mother, who has been mother to me as well.” Many scholars believe that Rufus was the son of Simon of Cyrene (Mark 15:21). Cyrene was a North African

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Evangelical Pastor Suggests SBC Was ‘Played’ Into Condemning Alt-Right White Supremacy

Doug Wilson, pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho, suggested Monday that the Southern Baptist Convention was "played" into condemning the alt-right white supremacy movement at their recently concluded annual meeting, arguing that the politically correct decision will only serve as more fuel for the extremist group. (more…)

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LISTEN – Big Tent Revival: Russell Moore, Pastor Dwight McKissic, and Christena Cleveland Discuss Southern Baptists’ Challenging Their Racist History on NPR

This year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention got heated over a resolution that demanded the official denouncement of white nationalism and the alt-right. The resolution was put forward but not actively considered until outcry picked up, and a revised resolution was ultimately accepted. (more…)

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WATCH: Pastor Dwight McKissic Discusses Drama Over Resolution Condemning White Supremacy, Alt-Right Movement at the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AinnmdWcRM&feature=youtu.be The Southern Baptist Convention finally hears and passes a resolution condemning white supremacy and the Alt-Right movement. _ Want more Roland Martin? Watch NewsOne Now every weekday morning starting at 7AM ET on TV One. I'll be on @tvonetv at 7:50am with @rolandsmartin discussing the #SBC Alt-right resolution. #newsonenow #TuneIn #whitesupremacy #ABFF2017— Dwight

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‘The Atlantic”s Emma Green Details How a Resolution Condemning White Supremacy Caused ‘All Hell To Break Loose’ at the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention

At its annual meeting, the evangelical denomination initially declined to consider a statement of its opposition to the alt-right. (more…)

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H.B. Charles Jr. Reflects on the 2017 Southern Baptist Convention In Phoenix After Being Unanimously Elected as First Black President of SBC Pastors’ Conference and New Trustee of SBTS

The 2017 SBC Pastors' Conference proved historic on many levels including the unanimous election of H.B. Charles Jr., pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., as the conference's first black president. (more…)

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Dr. Steve Gaines gives the president's address during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Ed Stetzer: ‘Too Many Southern Baptists Were On the Wrong Side of Fire Hoses in Birmingham; We Need to Get On the Right Side of the Rising Tide of Racism’

A national meeting of Southern Baptists will consider condemning the political movement known as the "alt-right" amid an uproar over the denomination's commitment to confronting prejudice. (more…)

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After Backlash Following Southern Baptists’ Decision Not to Consider Pastor Dwight McKissic’s Resolution Against “Alt-Right,” Convention Officials Will Bring it to the Floor for Vote Today

A Southern Baptist Convention proposal to condemn a white nationalist group drew some backlash during the convention’s annual meeting on Tuesday when a committee first declined to bring a proposed resolution to a vote. But Southern Baptist leaders worked on the language late last night, and the convention will vote Wednesday at

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Rev. Dwight McKissic Proposes Resolution on The Condemnation of The “Alt-Right” Movement and The Roots of White Supremacy to the 2017 SBC Phoenix Convention

Resolution on the Condemnation of the “Alt-Right” Movement and the Roots of White Supremacy” Submitted to the SBC Phoenix Convention 2017 by William Dwight McKissic, Sr. (more…)

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A Hill on Which “Not” to Die: Dwight McKissic Sr. Gives Biographical Reflections and Ruminations on the SBC and Responses to the Graham-Moore Controversy

By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. At the conclusion of a recent Chapel service at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on March 8th, I stood in line to shake Judge Paul Pressler’s hand—an iconic and venerated figure in Southern Baptist Convention life. Judge Pressler greeted me warmly, as he always does. I immediately

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Black Southern Baptist Church Leaders Are Choosing Not to Support the SBC In Its Efforts to Defund Russell Moore and the ERLC

Concerns are building among some black Southern Baptists about a predominantly white conservative church movement to redirect funds away from the denomination's policy arm because of disagreements with Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore. (more…)

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Dwight McKissic on Jerry Jones, Greg Hardy and the Affirmation of Domestic Physical Abuse

JERRY JONES, GREG HARDY AND THE AFFIRMATION OF DOMESTIC PHYSICAL ABUSE By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. Bill Clinton’s license to practice law was taken away from him by the Arkansas Bar Association because there was a zero tolerance policy in effect for lawyers who came before Arkansas Courts and deliberately lie, as

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Dwight McKissic Warns Orthodox Churches Must Address and Adjust to the New Reality of a Nation Which Affirms Homosexuality Thanks to People Like Lee Daniels, Yvette Flunder, and Dr. Forrest Harris

WILL LEE DANIELS, BISHOP YVETTE FLUNDER AND DR. FORREST HARRIS CONVINCE THE BLACK CHURCH/COMMUNITY TO AFFIRM HOMOSEXUALITY? ORTHODOX CHURCHES MUST ADDRESS AND ADJUST TO THE NEW REALITY OF A GAY AFFIRMING AMERICA By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. Most churches in America were birth in an era when consensual sex between two persons of

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Pastor Randy Vaughn Urges National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young to End His Silence Over Concerns That the American Baptist College May Be Violating Its Governance Structure

Vaughn said, "The National Baptist Convention has held its mouth in silence while allowing this sin to be publicized over our websites, in our national publications and using our national facility to house what we believe is a desecration of our temple. So today we challenge our national leadership, our

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It Is Reported that the National Baptist Fellowship of Concerned Pastors Asked National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young to Release a Statement Expressing his Position on Lesbian Minister Yvette Flunder’s Invitation and Asked that Flunder’s Addresses Be Moved from the American Baptist College’s Facilities

A historically black college that used to have ties with the Southern Baptist Convention has drawn criticism for inviting three gay marriage proponents to address students. (more…)

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