If white members of the Southern Baptist Convention (of which I am a member) are not already aware of what is happening with the convention at the national level, it is time for them to wake up. The leadership of the SBC is looking less and less like good Christian leaders and more like modern-day Pharisees. In this article, I will explain what is happening and why the leaders of the convention need to repent or be removed from their posts.
At the 2017 annual meeting, the SBC passed a resolution against white supremacy. It includes resolutions such as the SBC decrying “every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” and, “That we denounce and repudiate white supremacy and every form of racial and ethnic hatred as a scheme of the devil intended to bring suffering and division to our society.”1 Basically, the resolution states what most Christians believe today, which is that human beings are equal in the eyes of God despite their physical differences.
However, the resolution is unfairly vague and broad. What exactly does the SBC mean by ‘racism’ and ‘white supremacy’? Do they think it’s ‘hatred’ …
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