The choice for me is clear. Under no circumstances will I consider voting for J.D. Greear as President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Fortunately, for me, coming to that conclusion was not the least bit tricky.
The greatest desire is a part of his nature. Fallen man will never choose to follow Christ without first having his nature changed to emanate new desires; this is the basis for the Calvinist position that regeneration precedes faith.
Platt said it was only when he came back into the United States that he heard about Greear’s use of his image and words for the electioneering piece.
Citing concerns over discreet personnel matters, the materials were classified until 2025. That was six years ago.
The information being reported for 2015 represents work done in 2014 during the transition of IMB leadership from Tom Elliff to David Platt who was elected in August 2014 to replace Elliff.