“Conservative resurgence” co-founders Paul Pressler and Paige Patterson passed on stories about the early days of the struggle to students at Midwestern Seminary.

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On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission says he talks daily to his Catholic and Mormon counterparts on shared matters of conscience.

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Why ex-SBC Baptists tend to lack theological clarity and identity, how we got here and why it matters. Part II in a series. 

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 18:29

SBC leaders featured at NRB convention

Southern Baptist leaders were highly visible at this year’s National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Tenn.

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More than 20 years after the schism in the Southern Baptist Convention, it is still not clear what ex-Southern Baptists will be when they grow up. 

Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:16

Past CBF leader praises SBC’s racial progress

Emmanuel McCall, a pioneer in Southern Baptist black-church relations before controversy led him to identify with the more moderate Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, praised efforts of current SBC leadership to carry on the work he helped begin.

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Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:47

New ERLC head narrows legislative agenda

Abortion, gay marriage and religious-liberty concerns about Obamacare top the 2014 legislative agenda of the Southern Baptist Convention Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014 21:31

From Baptist preacher to Episcopal priest

Former Alabama Baptist minister Malcolm Marler says his transition into the Episcopal priesthood was eased by his spiritual and pastoral formation in Baptist churches and schools.

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The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has filed an amicus brief petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of family-owned businesses with conscientious objections to a regulation that requires employers to pay for forms of birth control that they believe cause an abortion.

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