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Miss. Wedding Refusal Not Indicative of SBC

posted on July 31, 2012

At Baptist Press, Diana Chandler reports on the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) response to a recent decision by a predominately white Baptist church in Mississippi, which turned away a black couple who wished to wed in the church. Fred Luter, the SBC’s first African American president, said, “What we can learn from it is that we need to talk to our membership about issues. I think if the pastor would have talked to more members about this … when this situation occurred … it probably would not have happened the way it happened.”

Read at Baptist Press