Southern Baptists: Supreme Court is not final authority on gay marriage

Dr. Ronnie Floyd praying at Ohio 7:14

Dr. Ronnie Floyd
Praying at Ohio 7:14

The Southern Baptist President, Dr. Ronnie Floyd participated in prayer at Ohio 7:14 a Solemn Assembly of Prayer on June 11th.   Then, this week at the Southern Baptist Convention he spoke these words…

By Todd Starnes  Published June 16, 2015 AP

“The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has a message regarding the looming Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage: We will not obey.

“The Supreme Court of the United States is not the final authority nor is the culture itself,” declared Ronnie Floyd, the elected leader of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. “The Bible is God’s final authority about marriage and on this book we stand.”

Dr. Floyd’s powerful and provocative comments were met with thunderous applause and standing ovations from thousands of Southern Baptist messengers meeting in Columbus, Ohio.”

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