Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber is Pastor for Preaching and Worship at Wake Forest Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Rev. Yarber has penned an open letter to Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy in the wake of his media storm-causing comments to Baptist Press. Below is the full-text of Rev. Yarber’s letter: An Open Letter to Dan Cathy [...]
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Dr. Glenn Jonas is a Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Religion at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Jonas is also the author of a fine new book chronicling the rich 200-year history of First Baptist Church of Raleigh, North Carolina. Established in 1812, FBC Raleigh has gained a reputation [...]
The Southern Baptist Convention has consistently opposed the inclusion of gays and lesbians in the military. In 1993, Southern Baptists adopted a resolution titled “On Homosexuality, Military Service and Civil Rights.” That resolution resolved: Be it further RESOLVED, That we oppose all effort to provide government endorsement, sanction, recognition, acceptance, or civil rights advantage on [...]