via No ‘Cheap Reconciliation’ — Southern Baptists Call out White Evangelicals on Racial Justice | CBN News

Stirring keynote addresses at the Southern Baptists’ Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s (ERLC) and The Gospel Coalition’s MLK50 conference in Memphis left no doubt that its leaders see the church as a stumbling block on the road to racial reconciliation.

“When we live in a world of racial injustice…the answer is not to re-brand but to repent,” said Dr. Russell Moore, ERLC president.

In his keynote address Moore chastised the evangelical church for perpetuating segregation. “Why is American evangelicalism so white and middle class? Why are we not cultivating the future?” he said, “Why are we not bearing one another’s burdens?”

via No ‘Cheap Reconciliation’ — Southern Baptists Call out White Evangelicals on Racial Justice | CBN News

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