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A Domestic Violence Advocate’s Plea to the SBC

A few weeks ago I met with Bruce Ashford, provost of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, to share some concerns I have about all the recent news regarding abuse, Paige Patterson and the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). 960 more words

Domestic Violence

Fired Leader Won't Speak At Southern Baptist Convention

DALLAS (AP) — A former seminary president dismissed over his response to two rape allegations made by students says he won’t give the featured sermon at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting next week in Dallas. 100 more words


The Christian #MeToo Movement

It’s been quite a ride with sexual misconduct accusations being flung left right and centre, leading rich and powerful men everywhere to duck and dive, eager to avoid their own “Weinstein effect”. 402 more words

A Time to Listen

The venerable fourth century pastor John Chrysostom faced a predicament. A group of widows had become some of the most prominent leaders in the church at Antioch, and their influence was increasing. 1,511 more words


How SBC got to this point

Next week, the Southern Baptist Convention meets under a cloud over their top leader, Paige Patterson. Patterson has done his own bad deeds, but he and the SBC and FBC Houston are being sued by a man over a claim of homosexual assault committed by… 845 more words

Is #MeToo an Indictment of Complementarianism?

Dale Coulter’s argument that evangelicals should repudiate “masculine Christianity” begins with an important omission. His opening paragraph recounts the turmoil swirling in the Southern Baptist Convention over indefensible comments and behavior from (former) Southwestern Seminary president Paige Patterson. 1,127 more words