Pastors Seek Action on Clergy Sexual Abuse

Two reform-minded Southern Baptist pastors said Thursday they plan to ask the nation’s largest Protestant denomination to get tougher on the problem of clergy sexual abuse. Wade Burleson, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Enid, Okla., plans to make a motion...

Proposed SBC Resolution Affirms ‘Principled Dissent’

A young Texas pastor plans to submit a resolution at this year’s Southern Baptist Convention affirming “principled dissent” in the denomination, signaling opposition to recent efforts to suppress criticism on controversial issues. Benjamin S. Cole,...