Baptist group denounces sex abuse, misconduct


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Steve Gaines, the outgoing president of the Southern Baptist Convention, presides over the group’s annual meeting Tuesday in Dallas. J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church of Raleigh and Durham, N.C., was elected to succeed Gaines.

Southern Baptist Convention delegates adopted resolutions Tuesday that included condemning sexual abuse and misbehavior by members of the denomination.

Paige Patterson

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