Statement about the SBC Sexual Abuse Task Force Report

The recent report of the Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Task Force has documented a pattern of institutional failure in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) to appropriately address the issue of sexual abuse and care for the survivors of sexual abuse. Like so many...

SBC Withdrawal

Dear Southern Baptist Family, I am hereby withdrawing my name as a candidate for the SBC Presidency this summer. The last few days have been very difficult and I’ve found myself in an untenable position of watching people I love in a church I love done immeasurable...

Voddie Baucham Statement

Voddie Baucham is my brother in Christ. Over the last few days, there have been reports that Voddie, a well-known personality in evangelical circles, has been encouraged to run for the office of SBC President. As many of you know, I have announced that I will allow...

SBC Statement

In light of President Ed Litton’s decision to not seek re-election and after prayer and consultation with several friends and Southern Baptist leaders, I am announcing my intention to allow my name to be placed in nomination for the office of President of the Southern...