On Friday, Ed Litton, the pastor of the Southern Baptist Church, chose the policy of appeasement. He is known for his taste for consensus. He chose appeasement when he assumed the presidency on Friday.
The Southern Baptist Church (SBC), the most powerful evangelical church in the United States, chose appeasement at its annual gathering in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday, June 18. By bringing the Alabama pastor Ed Litton, who is known for his taste for consensus, to chair this institution, which is united by more than 45,000 churches and claims to have more than 14 million followers, his common religiousism The author hopes to end the controversy that has been triggered over the past few months. Internal scandals and often blind support for former President Donald Trump during his tenure.
Several times, the door of this church slammed shut.Beth Moore, known for reading the Bible, left the Southern Baptist Convention on March 9 to openly oppose blindness “amazing” The leaders of the congregation thought about the former businessman and their racism and misogyny. In 2019, she hinted that she would preach on the podium on Mother’s Day. This is the privilege of men, but she did not use the word, which has caused a great uproar.This bold behavior prompted some of the most conservative pastors to advise him “Come back home”.
Two months later, Russell Moore, another well-known Southern Baptist figure, withdrew from an influential SBC organization, the Committee on Moral and Religious Freedom. This intellectual has long been known for his distrust of the former president, believing that his personal behavior is inconsistent with the religious values defended by the Baptist Church. His resignation was initially interpreted as a victory for the right wing of the Southern Baptist Church, but the Nashville rally proved the opposite.
Published in time a few days ago, his resignation letter undoubtedly caused a sensation.In this letter, Russell Moore attacked “Undisputed collapse” The SBC leadership was passive when faced with allegations of sexual abuse involving the Minister of Religion.He also condemned “Naked Racism” Express and with camera “Condemable Treatment” The African-American members of this evangelical trend consisted of white leaders.
This accusation weakened the candidacy of two apparently top-ranked hot candidates, and their victory would undoubtedly lead to the departure of a small number of African Americans.Both sides attacked Critical race theory (CRT), an academic research field that studies forms of institutionalized racism that classifies people of color into the lower classes of society. It was very confidential until Donald Trump resolved it in the final months of the presidential campaign.
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