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Church allegedly turns away Black family

Ann Brock of the blog Old Black Church writes that a Black family was driven off from attending the First Baptist Church in the majority African-American town of Forrest City, Ark., following racist remarks from …

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SBC members discredit sexual abuse investigation

The Southern Baptist Convention attempts to discredit Guidepost, the organization hired to investigate sexual abuse allegations against the SBC Executive Committee. Members of the SBC are citing a Tweet from Guidepost, posted in support of …

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Right-wing SBC concerned before convention

Michelle Boorstein of The Washington Post writes that members of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) were expected to vote on issues related to recent sex-abuse scandals at their annual gathering. More opinionated Baptists feared that …

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Thoughts, prayers and protests follow shootings

For some faith leaders, the response to tragedy is thoughts, prayer and protest. The National Rifle Association’s annual convention met in Houston on May 27, two weeks after a racially motivated, 10-person massacre in Buffalo, …

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