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A Southern Baptist theologian said future growth of the Southern Baptist Convention must come not only from the baptistery, but also the bedroom. Citing a study that for the first time compares birth rates of religious denominations, Southern Baptist Theological...

Under-Population Worries Southern Baptist Leader

A Southern Baptist leader previously on record as saying it is a sin for married couples not to have children has added a new rationale–demographics. In a Nov. 27 Chicago Tribune story about married couples choosing to remain childless, Al Mohler, president of...

‘Full-Quiver’ Theology Appeals to Race

In a July 27 column in Baptist Press, Al Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (my alma mater) insists that couples who choose childlessness are guilty of “rebellion against parenthood [that] represents nothing less than an absolute revolt...