Boy Scouts resolution ‘not frantic or angry’

NASHVILLE (BP) — The president of the Association of Baptists for Scouting said he agrees with a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) entity leader who said Southern Baptists’ resolution on the Boy Scouts membership policy was “not frantic or angry.” Also, SBC President Fred Luter told a newspaper that Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, where he is pastor, will be “pulling out of Boy Scouts,” and Ernest Easley, pastor of the Atlanta-area Roswell Street Baptist Church, Marietta, Georgia, appeared on CNN to explain his church’s decision to stop sponsoring a Boy Scout troop.

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