highland baptist church http://wfpl.org en Maurice "Bojangles" Blanchard Defies Southern Baptist Stereotypes http://wfpl.org/post/maurice-bojangles-blanchard-defies-southern-baptist-stereotypes <p>A familiar face showed up on the cover of Monday's Courier-Journal: A <a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20120701/FEATURES10/307010062/Gay-minister-makes-way-Baptist-faith">profile of Maurice "Bojangles" Blanchard</a>&nbsp;looked at his life, his recent ordination, and some criticism from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler. Reverend Mohler says Blanchard's ordination illustrated the rift between traditional Baptist churches and more liberal congregations like Highland Baptist Church, whom Mohler says "defy scripture."</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 19:28:41 +0000 Laura Ellis 884 at http://wfpl.org Maurice "Bojangles" Blanchard Defies Southern Baptist Stereotypes