On one side of America's largest Protestant denomination, a vanguard of conservatives seeks to beat back what’s viewed as a move toward “wokeness.” On the other, the church’s establishment has adopted a conciliatory approach on progressive social issues.
There's a political fight brewing inside the nation's largest Protestant denomination as the Southern Baptist Convention gathers in Nashville this week for its annual meeting.
China's wild elephants seek room to roam as habitats shrink
Under a footbridge in southwest China's Yunnan province, a lone female elephant makes a rare appearance at a clearing on the edge of thick forest, ignoring the heavy rain and the gathering crowds to graze and bathe in the chocolate-coloured water.
Organized religion: the best possible way for the few to control (every aspect of) the lives of the masses. The greatest judgement awaits those who disregard God-given human free will and try to force their will on others in God's name.
Southern Baptists meet amid controversy over leaked lettersNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Southern Baptists prepare for their biggest annual meeting in more than a quarter-century, accusations that leaders have shielded churches from claims of sexual abuse and simmering tensions around race threaten to once again mire the nation’s largest Protestant denomination in a conflict that can look more political than theological. 'Abuse of Faith - 20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms' Nothing like religious racist misogynistic bigots getting together How about the SBC just disband. That would be repentance. There’s no need for their identity politics in a free country or church.
Opinion | What the Southern Baptist Convention war over CRT is really aboutOpinion | AntheaButler: The SBC may decide to play the race card, gambling that white fear of America's racist history is important to its conservative membership. This is the same gamble GOP lawmakers are making across the country. - MSNBCDaily AntheaButler Daily TheDemocrats continue to grovel at his feet for the opportunity to kiss his azz AntheaButler Daily SAC abduct around 20 to 30 people a day in Nat Seik village, Thayet Chaung, Dawei, and demanding the ransom of one for 50,000 kyats. A car, over 30 motorcycles & around 100 villagers were already abducted. UnfetteredAccessForAids June15Coup WhatsHappeningInMyanmar AntheaButler Daily This picture is a sham. “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words.' Matt 6: 7
AMA doctors meet amid vocal backlash over racial equity planThe nation’s largest, most influential doctors’ group is holding its annual policymaking meeting amid backlash over its most ambitious plan ever — to help dismantle centuries-old racism and bias in all realms of the medical establishment. The dissenters are a vocal minority of physicians, including some white Southern delegates who accuse the American Medical Association of reverse discrimination. Dr. Gerald Harmon, the group's incoming president, is a 69-year-old white native of rural South Carolina who knows he isn’t the most obvious choice to lead the AMA at this pivotal time. 🤮🤮🤡🤡🤮🤮More Leftist nonsense.. Gonna be some hurt feels over this We shall not have overcome until they do away with separate waiting rooms, restrooms, water fountains, operating rooms, and recovery wards in our hospitals.
Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody Guessing Who Played Batman Is Better Than at Least Three Batman MoviesFew things are better than watching Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody try to remember Christian Bale's name You just don't hear enough these days about Jewish Bale. Omg... that is me. That was charming and funny
David Archuleta Opens Up About His Sexuality in Vulnerable Instagram Post'God made me how I am for a purpose.' 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
'Taina' at 20: Christina Vidal on playing the pioneering Latina everygirlLuis Fonsi, Shakira, Kelly Rowland and Solange Knowles appeared on Nickelodeon's 'Taina,' a turning point for kids TV with a pivotal role for young Latinas.