We are aware of the resolution recently passed by the Baylor University Board of Regents. Since its passing, we have been in talks with university leadership to better understand the situation and share reactions from our Texas Baptists family.
We are stricken by the racist attacks recently directed at two of our Texas Baptist pastors. Racism of any kind has no place in God’s Kingdom.
We are grieved by the instances of sexual abuse detailed in today’s report, and our highest priority is to provide support to victims and survivors across our Texas Baptist family.
In light of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board’s vote to approve the recommendations of the Illumination Project, Texas Baptists affirms its long-held position on Biblical sexuality and marriage.
On behalf of our entire Texas Baptists family, I extend my deepest condolences to the church family of First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs
Our Texas Baptists family stands strongly against white supremacy and racism of any kind.