Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright met June 15 with a coalition asking the nation’s second-largest faith group to apologize for what they believe is damage to lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
“Today is a special day in the life of the convention,” Jack McKinney, a former Southern Baptist pastor who now is a pastoral counselor and spokesperson for Faith in America, reminded the pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta who a day earlier was re-elected to a traditional second term as SBC president.
“It was 16 years ago today that the convention did something very important when it apologized for its stance on slavery and Jim Crow laws – racism,” McKinney said. “We feel like the convention is making the same mistake,” he said, in the SBC’s current treatment of gays.
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