(USA Today) A black Oklahoma State University lecturer says he is renouncing his ordination as a Southern Baptist minister because of the racism he sees within the country’s largest Protestant denomination.

Other black Southern Baptist leaders acknowledged the sentiment Lawrence Ware expressed in his New York Times column, published Monday (July 17). But they say staying a part of the Nashville, Tenn.-based Southern Baptist Convention allows them to help the network of churches continue to move toward racial reconciliation, a high-profile issue it has

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