Saturday, June 24, 2017
Here’s a Resolution: Denominations Should Stop Shooting Themselves in the Foot
The world is watching.
Dwight McKissic called the most recent SBC drama a “24-hour roller coaster ride.”
I called it shooting yourself in the foot. Again. Publicly.
What could have been a Tuesday condemnation of racism became a Wednesday mea culpa.
So, what really happened on Tuesday when the Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Resolutions offered nine resolutions on various topics but passed over Pastor McKissic’s resolution condemning the alt-right? As I conversed Tuesday night with some of the players, everyone knew that Dwight McKissic had brought a resolution, as he often does. With him regularly bringing resolutions, perhaps the Resolutions Committee had been predisposed to pass this one by—and some of the language in the resolution may have added to that.
But it’s time we see that decisions like this are more than just what happens in a room in Phoenix. Read More
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 7:10 AM