Are SBC Leaders as Spineless as Land is Shameless?

Dear Southern Baptist Convention leaders, Please pardon my intrusion into your affairs, but I wonder if it might not be time for some adult supervision of your representative in Washington, D.C. When we last looked in on Richard Land, head of the Southern Baptist...

Richard Land’s Apology Was Not an Apology

Richard Land has apologized for referring to Senator Charles Schumer as the “schmuck from New York.”Well, maybe not. During a visit to Criswell College at the end of January, Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious...

Richard Land Must Go

Now we have a chance to see what the Religious Right is made of–if it truly stands for ethics and values, as its leaders profess, or whether its leaders can continue to engage in gutter politics and get away with it. According to a report in EthicsDaily.com,...

America Needs More Baptists, Balmer Says

America needs “more Baptists” to help recover its bedrock commitment to the separation of church and state, religion professor and author Randall Balmer said Friday. Balmer, a professor at Columbia University and editor-at-large for Christianity Today,...