THERE GO THE SOUTHERN BAPTISTS …Exclusive: Joseph Farah takes issue with new denomination official
The new leader of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission wants to keep his church relevant by making it more like the anti-church culture at large.
At least that’s what I take away from all I have been able to learn about Russell Moore, the 42-year-old who eschews political involvement by the church – unless, of course, it’s pro-amnesty politics or berating-Israel politics or even berating-America politics.
“We are involved in the political process, but we must always be wary of being co-opted by it,” Moore told the Wall Street Journal. “Christianity thrives when it is clearest about what distinguishes it from the outside culture.”
That sounds good. As far as it goes, I agree with the statement. The problem is it doesn’t mean much. It’s ambiguous. And making unclear proclamations seems to be Moore’s stock in trade.
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