Wealth can become a curse—when it influences us away from God…
Wine has one, unqualified, good use in Scripture, and that is as a metaphor for the wrath of God.
“If Moses had not left the prosperity of Egypt he would have never known the presence of God.”
If a leader in the Southern Baptist Convention has earned a less than flattering portrait based on the choices, decisions and statements they have made, then the press needs to be free to present that perspective without any fear of recrimination, such as a loss of employment or reduction in pay.
The perception is that those who LEAD are going to do so for the sake of unity while those who do not work toward unity are not leaders but in fact troublemakers.