Southern Baptists combat sexual abuse as critics rally

Southern Baptists combat sexual abuse as critics rally

J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaks during an Executive Committee plenary meeting at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
Jennifer Weed, left, and Nisha Virani, both of Birmingham, Ala., demonstrate outside Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting Tuesday, during a rally in Birmingham, Ala. The For Such A Time As This protest calls for a change in the way the SBC views and treats women and demands action to combat sexual abuse within the establishment.
David Platt, former president of the International Mission Board and a current pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, speaks at the Pastor’s Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
Mike Stone, Southern Baptist Convention executive committee chairman, speaks during an Executive Committee plenary meeting at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
David Platt, former president of the International Mission Board and a current pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, speaks at the Pastor’s Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.

Southern Baptists combat sexual abuse as critics rally

J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaks during an Executive Committee plenary meeting at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
Jennifer Weed, left, and Nisha Virani, both of Birmingham, Ala., demonstrate outside Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting Tuesday, during a rally in Birmingham, Ala. The For Such A Time As This protest calls for a change in the way the SBC views and treats women and demands action to combat sexual abuse within the establishment.
David Platt, former president of the International Mission Board and a current pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, speaks at the Pastor’s Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
Mike Stone, Southern Baptist Convention executive committee chairman, speaks during an Executive Committee plenary meeting at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
David Platt, former president of the International Mission Board and a current pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, speaks at the Pastor’s Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention on Monday in Birmingham, Ala.
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