- n any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers
- n follower of Baptistic doctrines
News & Articles
- Baptists, Boy Scouts discuss SBC resolution
Knoxville Baptists and Boy Scout leaders are talking about the latest in the ongoing controversy over gay scout members.
June 13, 2013 - WBIR-TV Knoxville
- Southern Baptists soften hard line on gay Boy Scouts (+video)
Southern Baptists vote to condemn gay Boy Scouts, but did not ban Scout troops from Southern Baptist churches.
June 13, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
- Southern Baptists Vote To Sanction Boy Scouts On Gay Issue
Southern Baptists are in the news this week following the Southern Baptist Convention in Houston, Texas. About 5,000 Southern Baptists attended this week’s annual meeting, discussing several issues of faith and policy including human trafficking, America’s prison industrial complex, and gay Boy Scouts. And while a confirmation of a strong stance against open homosexuality within the ...
June 13, 2013 - The Inquisitr
- David M. Key in Washington Post
There's a real push for fundraising now and they need non-Baptists,said David Key, director of Baptist studies at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. "A lot of people are not going to give huge amounts of money unless they're on...
- Jimmy Carter in Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)
This is a historic event for the Baptists in this country and perhaps for Christianity,Carter said. "Our goal is to have a major demonstration of harmony and a common commitment to honor the goals of Jesus Christ. We want to be...
- Bill Leonard in Myrtle Beach Sun News
Southern Baptists see the new religious establishment in this country as secularism,said Bill Leonard, dean of the divinity school at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. "It dictates pluralism and diversity of values relative to...