The Forest and The Trees

8/14 When President Jimmy Carter announced recently that he was parting ways with the Southern Baptist Church, he argued not only with the Southern Baptist Convention’s unjust treatment of women, but just as importantly with their “quoting a few carefully selected Bible verses” to justify their actions. As President Carter wrote in his statement: The […]

Ending Discrimination in the Name of Religion

8/7 Jimmy Carter’s prophetic act of ending sixty years of faithful leadership in the Southern Baptist Church because of the public renewal of their prohibition against women in ministry has reminded us that injustice against women continues to plague human society, including American culture. As he explains in his statement, President Carter is taking his […]