Debate Reveals Fault Lines in Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention on Tuesday previewed new fault lines developing between factions for exclusivity and accommodation in America’s largest Protestant religious body. Tuesday night messengers in San Antonio, Texas, debated whether to allow trustee...

SBC Refers IMB Investigation to Agency’s Trustees

The Southern Baptist Convention Tuesday evening turned down a request by an International Mission Board trustee for an outside investigation to determine sources of controversy dividing IMB trustees. Wade Burleson, a trustee from Oklahoma elected last year to the IMB,...

Pastor Alleges Interference Into IMB Affairs

GREENSBORO, N.C.–A Texas pastor has offered to produce evidence of efforts to collect information on political enemies if the Southern Baptist Convention decides this week to investigate causes of controversy that has beset the International Mission Board....

Blogging Trustee Seeks Investigation of IMB Controversy

A trustee accused of sowing discord by blogging about disagreement with new International Mission Board policies on baptism and private prayer language and caucusing by fellow trustees opposed to the agency’s president is calling for an outside investigation...