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As many pro-life and pro-choice advocates work together to push legislation designed to reduce abortions, Southern Baptist leaders are divided over whether to support such an initiative. The “Preventing Unintended Pregnancies, Reducing the Need for Abortion and Supporting Parents Act”¬†was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill is often called the Ryan-DeLauro […] Read More

A father of two sons sexually abused by a youth minister at a Southern Baptist church in the 1990s encouraged Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page in an April e-mail to take a leadership position in combating sexual abuse by clergy. The man, who asked not to be identified–saying it might have a negative impact […] Read More

Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page blamed organizers of an Atlanta meeting in 2008 aimed to counter negative and judgmental images of Baptists in North America for contributing to those very images by criticizing SBC leaders in the press. carried an editorial Thursday critiquing statements by Page quoted from Baptist Press rebuking the Jan. […] Read More

Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page suggested an activist group pressing the denomination to confront the problem of sexual abuse by clergy may have a hidden agenda of setting up the nation’s largest Protestant body for lawsuits. “We believe that Jesus clearly loved children, and we must protect them,” Page, pastor of First Baptist Church […] Read More

Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page said critics of the convention’s policy on sexual abuse by clergy are not really advocating on behalf of children but rather are opportunists motivated by personal gain. Page’s comments in a point of view article in this week’s Florida Baptist Witness. The column is mostly only slightly edited from […] Read More

Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page believes the denomination should be open to discussing the ordination of women as deacons or junior staff members but not as senior pastors, according to a TV news report in Nashville, Tenn. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram last week quoted Page at a Southern Baptists of Texas Convention evangelism conference […] Read More

A Southern Baptist seminary president says a new study about women in ministry raises questions about the credibility of moderates who claim women’s ordination is a wedge issue separating them from fundamentalists in charge of the Southern Baptist Convention. Writing Monday in his “Conventional Thinking” blog, Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in […] Read More