Gary Frost (left), Charles Carter (center) and Richard Land address the news media following the Southern Baptist Convention's adoption of a racial reconciliation resolution in 1995. Frost at the time was the SBC's second vice president and pastor of a predominantly black congregation in Youngstown, Ohio; Carter was chairman of the Resolutions Committee and a pastor in Birmingham, Ala.; Land continues to serve as president of the SBC's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Photo by Van Payne/courtesy Baptist Press

Gary Frost (left), Charles Carter (center) and Richard Land address the news media following the Southern Baptist Convention’s adoption of a racial reconciliation resolution in 1995. Frost at the time was the SBC’s second vice president and pastor of a predominantly black congregation in Youngstown, Ohio; Carter was chairman of the Resolutions Committee and a pastor in Birmingham, Ala.; Land continues to serve as president of the SBC’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Photo by Van Payne/courtesy Baptist Press