Pastor Adrian Rogers Would Weep: SBC Approves Resolution 9 Incorporating ‘Critical Race Theory’ to Help Interpret Scripture

The Great Falling Away Continues

In June of this year, the Southern Baptist Convention approved Resolution 9 which incorporates ‘Critical Race Theory’ and ‘Intersectionality’ as doctrines to be used to help interpret Scripture. This article is meant to be informative, as there are many in the body of Christ who are unaware of these dangerous doctrines.

First of all, let’s make sure that we all know what Critical Race Theory is:

In a nutshell:

This “Theory” basically concludes that racism is inherent to white skinned  people and therefore whites need to repent for being born “racist” and are more privileged just because they are white.  This is rooted in Marxism. This is classic of promoting division and hatred between the races.  Can you say Obama??

Intersectionality believes that anything said by a white person (therefore inherently racist) can be traced back to their racism.  In doing this, groups of people are silenced and the points they are attempting to make are cut off. This is also rooted in Marxism, and hallmark of the teachings of Saul Alinsky in “Rules for Radicals.”

Brethren, do you see that the premise of these teachings are the complete opposite of what Dr. Martin Luther King said in his “I have a dream” speech?:

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

I ask the reader this:  Should King’s words not also apply to white skinned persons?  If we are to implement CRT (Critical Race Theory) then we are indeed judging men and women by the color of their skin and not by the content of their character.  Brethren, this is Racism in reverse.

I am a white-skinned woman.  I was also born into a Jewish family. My father taught us daily that Jews were NEVER to discriminate against Blacks. He reminded us of the ongoing persecution of our people throughout the ages; and of course the Holocaust.

Am I, as a white skinned woman, to be included in Critical Race Theory?  I think that in doing so is not only wrong and actually quite confusing, but I can just hear the other side saying “But Jews are privileged.” And to that I say that we are entering a whole new area of conversation.

Many of my people are very accomplished in their education and ultimate vocations. Hard work and determination are factors that the Left choose not  to discuss.  And if someone says “But Jews have so much money” then I must tell them that when my people came to America at the turn of the 20th Century, they came with the clothes on their backs and very little cash.

From pulpitandpen.com

4 main things Christians need to know about Critical Race Theory

As Christian institutions like Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary are promoting Critical Race Theory, many believers are confused as to what the doctrine is or why it’s dangerous. As the Southern Baptist Convention approved Resolution 9 in June, which promotes Critical Race Theory as an analytical tool, we need to know why it’s dangerous.

This information should provide a quick guide to four main things Christians need to know about Critical Race Theory (CRT).

CRT IS FUNDAMENTALLY OPPOSED TO THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Invented by Derrick Bell and other attorneys as a spin-off of Critical Legal Theory in American law schools in the 1980s, these theorists were disenchanted with the results of the Civil Rights Movement. Bell, Richard Delgado, and other CRT thinkers viewed classical liberal ideas such as meritocracy (people being rewarded based on their individual merits), equal opportunity, and colorblind justice (like that promoted by Dr. King) to all be factors that cause systemic, invisible, intangible racism.

What many people don’t understand is that CRT rejects most of the things that the 1960s Civil Rights Movement fought for, like treating people equally in institutions and under the law. Instead, CRT teaches that if power is to be properly redistributed from the “haves” to “have-nots” (which in their eyes include minority identity groups), the law may actually need to biased in favor of minority identity groups.

It is likely that the 1960s Civil Rights leaders like Dr. King, Bayard Rustin, Hosea Williams, and Gloria Richardson all would have opposed CRT vehemently, as it denies that people should be judged “by the content of their character and not the color of their skin.” CRT, conversely, teaches that skin color (or identity group) is the lens through which all things – especially justice – should be viewed.

CRT IS INTENTIONALLY DESIGNED TO DIVIDE PEOPLE RATHER THAN UNITE THEM (AND DOESN’T JUST APPLY TO RACE)

Christians should desire to have unity with all ethnicities, understanding our common ancestors (Adam and Eve) provide us both biological and theological reasons to reject the Darwinian notions of “race” altogether.

However, CRT is a system that rejects both human biology and Biblical doctrine and teaches that mankind should be separated into various ethnic minority groups.

With CRT, people are encouraged to identify with their ethnicity (which CRT thought-leaders inaccurately label “race”), rather than with greater and more significant distinguishing factors, like Jesus, their nation, or their community.

It’s also important to understand that Critical Race Theory – although it may seem counter-intuitive – doesn’t just deal with race. CRT promotes division between “identity groups,” dividing people into either the “oppressor class” (usually, White and “straight” men holding to the majority religion) versus “victim identity groups” which can include so-called “sexual minorities,” the disabled, abuse victims, women, the “transgender,” as well as ethnic groups.

CRT is used by homosexuals, the transgender, and women as much as it is used by ethnic minorities.

In CRT, “whiteness” refers to anything identifying with power or privilege as it relates to the “majority class” (usually, those who hold ethnic or religious majority). For CRT theorists, to be white is to have privilege, and to have privilege is to be white. The term, Whiteness, as used in CRT, refers to any majority group that has majority status and – in the world of CRT – that is synonymous with power and privilege.

This concept is actually called Whiteness Critical Theory. Because CRT views race as a pure social construct, anyone who enjoys social, political, racial, economic, or cultural standing that is better than the average can be classified as a part of the “White Identity Class” whether or not they are Caucasian, have light skin, or are of European descent.

With CRT, people are encouraged to identify with their ethnicity (which CRT thought-leaders inaccurately label “race”), rather than with greater and more significant distinguishing factors, like Jesus, their nation, or their community.

It’s also important to understand that Critical Race Theory – although it may seem counter-intuitive – doesn’t just deal with race. CRT promotes division between “identity groups,” dividing people into either the “oppressor class” (usually, White and “straight” men holding to the majority religion) versus “victim identity groups” which can include so-called “sexual minorities,” the disabled, abuse victims, women, the “transgender,” as well as ethnic groups.

Likewise in CRT, being “black” means one’s identification with oppression (much of this is from the work of James Cone who founded Black Liberation Theology and went so far as to say Jesus was black because he identified with the oppressed). In this sense, one can be “black” even if they do not have dark skin or African or Islander ancestry, so long as they identify themselves with an oppressed people group.

In CRT, it’s impossible for someone identifying with an oppressed people group to be racist, because they have created the equation “racism = bigotry + power.” If someone doesn’t have power because they’re not a part of an “oppressor (majority) class,” it is impossible – Critical Race Theorists say – for them to be racists. Therefore, they argue, black people cannot be racist.

However, Asians who succeed in America, CRT holds, can be racist because they are White by virtue of their overall class success. Therefore, even though Asians are in an ethnic minority in America, they are successful, so they are really apart of the White oppressor class. And if there are homosexuals who are white, because they face bigotry, they have “blackness” and are not considered to have oppressive “whiteness.”

CRT teaches that all white people (unless they can identify with another minority group like the disabled, homosexual, transgender, or victims) suffer from racism, because they have power and exhibit “micro-aggressions” (invisible or unperceivable slights of language and behavior that indicate the person is secretly a racist) that demonstrate bigotry. Consider the words of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary provost, Matt Hall.

In CRT, the only way to not be attacked as a racist is to preemptively admit your racism. Admitting your racism, white supremacy, privilege, or bigotry means that one has properly repented for their secret thoughts of supremacism. In CRT, the worst and most bigoted thing a white person can do is say they’re not racist, which – in the view of CRT – means that you surely are.

CRT IS THE OPPOSITE OF A BIBLICAL VIEW ON RACE

The Bibel says, “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Color-blindness – because ethnicity is not important to God and he’s not a respecter of persons – is far more aligned to a Biblical worldview than CRT, which views race as the analytical tool through which we should understand the world.

As believers in Jesus, we should be setting aside race, rather than highlighting it.

This article is written by accomplished writer and friend, Alex Newman:

From libertysentinel.com

If you choose to watch the video posted below, there are two things I must say first. One is that the video is over 1 hour long, but is so worth watching. Two – I am NOT a Calvinist. Most of my readership knows this, but I felt the need to reiterate that.

Al Mohler is said to be one of the main figures responsible for the spread of dangerous false teachings within SBC.

Dangerous False Teachings Invade Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention is being overrun by “progressive” and Marxist false teachings that threaten biblical orthodoxy and the future of the entire denomination, prominent Christian theologians have warned.
In a newly released video (see below) titled “The Stain of Mohler,” Dr. E.S. Williams, a member of Spurgeon’s Metropolitan Tabernacle in London and respected Christian apologist, exposes SBC seminary leader Albert Mohler as among the chief culprits in the spread of these dangerous and unbiblical lies.
        ******If you choose to watch this video, there are two things I must say first. One is that the video is over 1 hour long, but is worth watching. Two – I am NOT a Calvinist. Most of my readership knows this, but I felt the need to reiterate that.

“This video sets out to examine the depth of the growing compromise within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and to show that this compromise has been led by the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Albert Mohler,” said Dr. Williams, author of numerous books on Christian apologetics including The New Calvinists (2014) and Christian Hedonism? A biblical examination of John Piper’s teaching (2017).

Critics say he is one of the driving forces behind the rapid acceptance and normalization of such diabolical heresies as Cultural Marxism and Critical Race Theory within a growing number of evangelical churches. The cancer has infected not just Mohler’s seminary, but many key SBC institutions and even non-SBC churches.

All across the SBC leadership, senior officials have been convinced of the unbiblical need to perpetually repent for the sin of racism, even if they themselves were never racist. Of course, the Bible never even speaks of race, and it declares that all believers are one in Christ, regardless of their nation, tribe, or tongue.

“While Mohler rejects CRT with his words, he is promoting all the leading figures who are aggressively injecting CRT into the bloodstream of the Southern Baptist Convention,” explained Cody Libolt with Pulpit and Pen, a prominent Christian platform, in recommending Dr. Williams’ new video.

As reported by The New American magazine last year, “progressives” have now taken over key leadership positions within the SBC, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States and one of the last major bastions of conservatism within the American church.

“It’s not an overstatement to say the progressive movement is on the verge of taking control of the [Southern Baptist] Convention,” said Pastor Grady Arnold of Calvary Baptist Church in Texas, warning that “social justice” forces were on offense against biblical truth. “They are very friendly with liberal theology, with feminism, with the LGBTQ movement, and so on. They may not push those views, but they’re friendly to them. The next step is to embrace those views — a continual softening until it becomes an embrace.”

Another one of the SBC leaders working to expose and oppose the progressive agenda is Reverend Thomas Littleton, an outspoken Southern Baptist pastor in Alabama who has spoken and written extensively on the infiltration of LGBT ideology into even conservative Christian circles.

“We could not be closer to an entire collapse of the organized Christian right and it is clear that these leaders have been complicit with the powers determined to bring it down,” he explained. “In some cases, they are the powers.” source

It is alarming to watch the churches in America imploding before our eyes. But the Word does tell us that there will be a great falling away in the last days.

I believe that the catalyst for all of these aberrant beliefs and doctrines of devils came about because of the false Social Justice Gospel.  From there – everything seemed to go downhill.

Many are waiting for a great revival.

I am waiting for Scripture which supports that.

How Can I Ge Saved?

Shalom b’Yeshua

MARANATHA!!

 

9 thoughts on “Pastor Adrian Rogers Would Weep: SBC Approves Resolution 9 Incorporating ‘Critical Race Theory’ to Help Interpret Scripture

  1. Thank you for this article. I am a older white woman and not a racist. I reject all this nonsense. They, I mean mostly the left don’t know how to occupy their time any longer. They invent new “bad things” white people do. Crazy!.

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  2. Thanks for posting this article. Sadly, in forgetting history, it repeats. I’m thinking Germany 1933. The whole CRT thing is bad enough, but to bring it into the institutional church makes me sick to my stomach, disgusted, and angry.

    Maran ata!

    L-RD Bless, Keep, Shine. . .

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  3. The slide into darkness is inevitable for those who adhere to the foundational doctrines of the harlot. No matter how great their protest to the contrary. Because the sin nature/original sin doctrine is a works merit system that can not deliver one from death to life. But, instead only serves to keep one opposing themselves and in the captivity of satan. 1Tim.2:25.

    Even so… Maranatha!!

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  4. Ed Merkel

    These pastors stand condemned by Galatians 3:28, “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

    I remember that the core mission of a Christian is to ‘Go’, to carry the gospel to all who would hear it. Hearts and lives are transformed one by one, house by house. If faithfully applied, transformed men will necessarily produce a transformed society. Wonderfully written, Geri. (And I’m glad you didn’t get too much into that whole ‘intersectionality’ thing That really makes me weep.

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