A top Southern Baptist official, whose racially charged comments over the Trayvon Martin killing provoked calls for his resignation, will lose his weekly call-in radio show, Southern Baptist leaders said Friday.
While white Southern Baptist churches remain racially separate, political views are too. Most white Southern Baptists didn’t vote for Obama and reject many of his views. Racial and religious divisions remain an issue in the politics of America.
More than 11,000 Southern Baptist messengers vote in a presidential run-off between Bryant Wright and Ted Traylor during the June 15 afternoon session of the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention held in Orlando, Fla.