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 to Consider National Clergy Sex-Offender Database

A support group for victims of clergy-sex abuse welcomed a motion expected at this week’s Southern Baptist Convention to study the feasibility of developing a database listing Southern Baptist ministers who have been credibly accused of, confessed to or been...