Russell Moore on Protecting the Elderly in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Reflecting on an Older New York Times Op-Ed in Light of the Growing Coronavirus Situation in Texas

Back in March some of the Christian nationalists were arguing that it was okay to sacrifice the elderly for the sake of the economy. During the COVID-19 pandemic Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said that it was time for the elderly to be sacrificed. That they should die for the sake of their grandchildren. Against that train of thought Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist’s Ethic’s and Religious Liberty Commission responded in a New York Times op-ed. Today, over three months later the United States is watching a growing disaster take place in Texas with a soaring COVID-19 infection starting to overwhelm the system. This post looks at what Russell Moore argued and reveals how his words have aged well. In contrast the Christian nationalists have not. Continue reading

EFCA President Kevin Kompelien Lamants George Floyd’s Death. And Why the Southern Baptist Convention Will Not be Able to Overcome its Racial Past and Needs to be Dissolved

After George Floyd’s death and the riots in Minneapolis EFCA President Kevin Kompelien reacted to the injustice and loss that took place. This post is a response to the EFCA President. And while I think the EFCA is better situated to address racial issues for the first time in contrast I reflect and explain how the Southern Baptist Convention will not be able to overcomes its racist past. In my view the SBC needs to be dissolved. Continue reading

McLean Bible Lands on Baptist Accountability for Allegedly Mishandling the Scott Woods Predatory Situation. Plus This Blog Wants to Read and Publish the Investigation David Platt Has Been Promising

McLean Bible Church ended up on a Southern Baptist Accountability website that monitors sexual abuse inside the Southern Baptist Convention. According to what this blog has learned the investigation into Scott Woods allegedly grooming a minor for planned sexual abuse should be completed in the near future. When that report is complete it should be made available to McLean Bible and everyone who attends. This blog wants to read and study it.  If the investigation is not completed then a number of individuals from David Platt to Larry Cooper and D.J. Corkey need to be added to the website for facilitating a cover-up. Continue reading

It’s Time for Sarah Pulliam Bailey of the Washington Post or Elizabeth Dias of the New York Times to Write About J.D. Greear’s Hiring of Bryan Loritts, Who Allegedly Covered Up Voyeurism and the Manufacturing of Child Pornography at Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis. Its a Major Story in the Southern Baptist Convention

The Bryan Loritts and Fellowship Memphis scandal is growing within the Southern Baptist Convention now that J.D. Greear is involved. This is a post about why the national media from the New York Times to the Washington Post needs to write about how J.D. Greear’s church hired a pastor allegedly involved in a cover up of voyeurism and child pornography an Acts 29 Fellowship Memphis.  Continue reading

Due to His Narcissism Bryan Loritts Over-Extended Himself with The Summit in Raleigh-Durham. And How Loritts Hiring is The Most Important Issue Inside the Southern Baptist Convention

Bryan Loritts being hired by The Summit in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina reveals many issues in the Southern Baptist Convention. While Bryan Loritts over extended himself due to his narcissism he also revealed much about the Convention. In one Sunday afternoon J.D. Greear brought Caring Well into doubt and undermined the initiative.  In the process the Fellowship Memphis scandal rocketed to the top of the Southern Baptists and this blog believes that due to the high profile of J.D. Greear that national media like the New York Times or the Washington Post will get involved in reporting this issue.  Its just a matter of time. 
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Wondering Eagle Exclusive: Fellowship Memphis Source Responds to J.D. Greear’s Letter About Bryan Loritts Allegedly Covering Up Illegal Activity of Rick Trotter

The Summit which is led by J.D. Greear hired Bryan Loritts. This is probably the biggest story inside the Southern Baptist Convention right now when you consider the sex abuse issue and Caring Well. Hiring Loritts, who was allegedly involved in the cover-up of his brother-in-law’s voyeurism at Fellowship Memphis is an incredibly bad move. One this blog’s sources from The Fellowship Memphis wrote a response to J.D. Greear and Bryan Loritts. He goes through Greear’s letter and responds to it. This blog is publishing his response to this disastrous decision made by The Summit. Continue reading

Bryan Loritts is Joining J.D. Greear’s The Summit Church on June 1, 2020. So Much For Caring About Sexual Misconduct and Sex Abuse Inside the Southern Baptist Convention

Bryan Loritts is joining the staff of The Summit Church on June 1, 2020. Since this is J.D. Greear’s church this says quite a bit about how the Southern Baptist Convention refuses to take sexual misconduct seriously. Maybe Paige Patterson or Mark Aderholt should be considered for teaching positions? This post contains the email that was sent out to members of The Summit.  Continue reading