Baptists bank on fire and brimstone

Baptists bank on fire and brimstone

There are 1 comment on the Salon.com story from Jul 11, 2012, titled Baptists bank on fire and brimstone. In it, Salon.com reports that:

The Southern Baptist Convention is a force to be reckoned with. As the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, with over 45,000 affiliate churches, it have been shaping and channeling conservative Christian sensibilities since the Civil War, when Southern Baptists split from the North so they could advocate on behalf of slave owners.

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Rev Michael Briney

Edmond, OK

#1 Jul 11, 2012
This may have once been true. However, by the election of an African-American as president of the Southern Baptist Convention we have moved way beyond this issue. I believe this is a mile-stone for us as Southern Baptists.

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