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Southern Baptist Leaders Respond to Black Minister Lawrence Ware’s Op-ed In ‘The New York Times’ Detailing his Decision To Leave the Denomination Over ‘Alt-Right’ Denouncement Controversy

A black academic from Oklahoma is renouncing his Southern Baptist ordination because of the massive support for Donald Trump within the denomination, and alleges the SBC is "complicit" in the rise of the alt-right. Yet noted SBC leaders believe he is furthering a misleading narrative that does not reflect the

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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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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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What Is the ‘Alt-Right’ Movement Condemned By the SBC? Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Leaders Provide Answers

The alt-right social and political movement is in the spotlight after the Southern Baptist Convention condemned alternative-right white supremacy at its 2017 annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?

How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy. (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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White Supremacy and Racism Are ‘Anti-Christ,’ Russell Moore Tells Southern Baptists At Annual Convention

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's policy wing called white supremacy and blood and soil racism "anti-Christ doctrines," and urged all Baptists to be "a sign of contradiction to the world." (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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Two African-American Faculty Members at SBTS Focus on Racial Unity In the SBC In New Book, “Removing the Stain of Racism from the Southern Baptist Convention”; Albert Mohler, Dwight McKissic Sr., and More Contribute

A new book co-edited by two African-American faculty members at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary aims to equip Southern Baptists for healing racial wounds in the denomination, which was founded in 1845 in a split from Northern Baptists so slave-holding families could serve on the mission field. (more…)

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Charlottesville On Edge Again as KKK Wants To Rally In Town

When torch-wielding white nationalists gathered in front of a Confederate statue in downtown Charlottesville, Va., last month, Mayor Michael Signer worried that the event harkened back to “the days of the KKK.” (more…)

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Why White-Centered Women’s Discipleship Hurts Us All and How It Can Be Transformed

A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women. (more…)

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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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Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus Demands White Representative Resign Over Lynching Comment

Black lawmakers in Mississippi are demanding the resignation of a white colleague who said Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments. (more…)

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