Floyd resigns as SBC Executive Committee leader

Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee, announced his resignation Oct. 14 in a letter to Southern Baptists released by email. Floyd pointed to the actions taken by trustees in a special called meeting on Oct. 5 as the basis for his decision. “The decisions made on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 5, in response […]

Vice President resigns from SBC Executive Committee staff

Greg Addison, executive vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, is stepping down. Addison notified Ronnie Floyd, SBC EC president and CEO, of his intention to step down on Oct. 15, according to an email sent to EC trustees and staff on Oct. 20. Addison filled a new position for the EC when he came […]

Former EC chair Stone sues former ERLC president Moore

In a lawsuit filed Oct. 18, former SBC Executive Committee Chairman Mike Stone alleges he has “suffered a tremendous loss in professional cultivation and reputational standing, decreased future earning power … and serious mental and emotional injury in the form of extreme public embarrassment, stress, anxiety, and fear” due to the actions of former Ethics […]

S.C. trustee leads EC members in call for special meeting

Officers of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee are planning for a special called meeting of the members. A letter from 25 EC trustees calling for the meeting was sent to EC Chairman Rolland Slade on Oct. 13. In the letter sent to Slade by EC trustee David Sons, a group of 25 trustees explained […]

Floyd resigns as SBC Executive Committee leader

Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee, announced his resignation Thursday night, Oct. 14, in a letter to Southern Baptists released by email. Floyd pointed to the decisions made by trustees in a special called meeting on Oct. 5 as the basis for his decision. “The decisions made on Tuesday afternoon, October […]

Southern Baptist pastors, leaders weigh in on EC Task Force stalemate

Pastors and other leaders across the Southern Baptist Convention are voicing their frustration about the lack of progress of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee’s work toward an independent third-party investigation of issues related to sexual abuse. The EC is currently in the midst of its second seven-day extension to finalize an agreement with a […]