ABC’s World News Tonight broadcast a segment from the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary on Sunday night, September 28, 2008. The issue was the roles of men and women in church and in society — the issues raised by some in the wake of the nomination of Gov. Sarah Palin as Sen. John McCain’s running mate. I appeared on the program, along with SBTS students Phillip Bethancourt, Courtney Tarter, and Toby Jennings.
I was really proud of our students, who spoke so well, so confidently, and so faithfully. You can see the broadcast here. This issue doesn’t look to go away any time soon. A world so confused about so much can’t believe that so many Christians believe that God intends for men and women to have different roles in the church.
The broadcast segment also reveals two starkly different ways of dealing with the Bible — to say the very least.