The still-powerful Southern Baptist Convention has long been the driving force behind much of the weaponization of religion in political spaces. For that reason, there were valid fears that when the SBC held its annual meeting last week, things would only get worse. The Rev. Dr. Bill Leonard, founding dean and professor emeritus at Wake Forest University School of Divinity, as well as senior columnist at Baptist News Global, will join Rev. Welton Gaddy, host of State of Belief, to discuss what happened – and what it might mean.
Hear the full June 19, 2021 State of Belief Radio program here.