Scouting An Invitation

Posted on June 13, 2013

The United Methodist Church has a long history of ministry with the Boy Scouts of America, being its second largest sponsor with 363,876 scouts in 10,868 units chartered by 6,700 churches (source). With that said, the Southern Baptist Church also has a long history of ministry with the BSA as well. The recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to allow homosexual scouts under 18 to participate in its scouting activities (as if they hadn’t been for years?) has put its relationship with the SBC in jeopardy.

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