(RNS) — Critics say Hosanna Wong, a spoken word artist and pastor, should be dropped from the program at a major Southern Baptist pastor’s conference because the denomination bans women pastors.
(RNS) — Official Roman Catholic and Southern Baptist teaching bars women from being pastors or priests. But some polling shows that many Catholics and Baptists would be fine with a woman pastor.
(RNS) — After suggesting on Twitter that she was spending Mother’s Day preaching at a church — though she did not use the word “preaching” — a crowd of prominent Southern Baptist men charged after her.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — The longtime editor of The Alabama Baptist is stepping down after 50 years of covering controversies and church ministries as a Baptist journalist.
(RNS) — Patterson’s comments touched off a flurry of condemnation. But the Southern Baptist Convention has had a long history of conservative stances on women that it maintains are based on Scripture.