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Topic - Southern Baptist Convention
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a United States-based, Christian denomination. It is the world's largest Baptist denomination and the largest Protestant body in the US with over 16 million members and more than 42,000 churches. - Source: Wikipedia
Once again, the membership rolls of Southern Baptists, the largest Protestant denomination in the country, have dipped.
Some churches have expressed outrage after an announcement by the Boy Scouts of America that it might lift its policy banning gays from the organization.
The nation's largest Protestant denomination is set to take its biggest step yet toward resolving its troubled racial past.
The Southern Baptist Convention voted Tuesday to elect its first black president in one of its biggest steps yet to reconcile the 167-year-old denomination's troubled racial past and appeal to a more diverse group of Christians.
A panel for the Southern Baptist Convention recommended Monday that its leadership approve a new, add-on description for the denomination — "Great Commission Baptists" — but stopped short of a complete, legal name change.
The person expected to be in the running to become the first black man in the No. 2 position of the nation's largest Protestant denomination didn't choose to become a Southern Baptist. By Fred Luter Jr.'s account, it just sort of happened.
Several thousand moderate Baptists have taken over the Washington Convention Center this week but with a far different message than their more conservative cousins, the Southern Baptists.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention yesterday told the annual meeting of the convention that the denomination should set aside internal differences and be both "right and relevant" to revive a languishing membership.