(Capstone Report) Two new members of the Conservative Baptist Network Steering Council called Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality a cancer that Baptists must fight. Reminder: The Southern Baptist Convention’s infamous Resolution 9 approved the use of Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality as “Analytical Tools.” However, conservative Baptists believe these tools are dangers to the health of the church.
“There have been few times in American history when an effort such as the Conservative Baptist Network has been so needed,” said Sen. Peggy Jeffries (R-AR). “The unbiblical, cultural Marxist views of Critical Theory and Intersectionality are a cancer on and in our churches: they undermine our Christ-centered efforts at evangelism and true reconciliation, and are alienating large and quickly growing numbers of Baptists from our Cooperative Program-based work. Baptists have to stop this insidious effort to co-opt the church away from its gospel mission into nothing more than a political tool of the left.”
Sen. Jeffries was just named to the Conservative Baptist Network Steering Council.
A second new member to the CBN Steering Council Sen. Dennis Baxley (R-FL) agreed with Sen. Jeffries view. “The focus of the church, and certainly of our Cooperative Program-funded ministries, should be reaching the lost with the Gospel, not advancing a leftist political agenda,” Sen. Baxley said. “We need more evangelism, more care for the suffering, and a lot less virtue signaling and cancel culture. Some of our leaders are losing their way, chasing the latest political fads and worldly philosophies. They need to put their eyes back squarely on Christ and His all-sufficient Word.”
Both Jeffries and Baxley have a long history with the Southern Baptist…
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Editors Note. This article was written by Josh Harris and posted at The Capstone Report. Title changed by Pulpit & Pen.
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