Growing number of Southern Baptist women question roles
March 25, 2021
Emily Snook is the daughter of a Southern Baptist pastor. She met her husband, also a pastor, while they attended a Southern Baptist university
Yet the 39-year-old Oklahoma woman now finds herself wondering if it's time to leave the nation's largest Protestant denomination, in part because of practices and attitudes that limit women's roles.
"Every day I ask that," Snook said. "I don't know what the right answer is."
She's not alone. Among the millions of women belonging to churches of the Southern Baptist Convention, there are many who have questioned the faith's gender-role doctrine and m...