Embattled Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton has quadrupled down on his lies and deceit regarding what has become one of the biggest plagiarism scandals in Christian history, telling WKRG News in a new interview that he has no idea who is making the claims against him, and that “it’s coming from unnamed sources.”
Our sister site Reformation Charlotte, led by Jeff Maples, first reported the falsehood showing Litton having the following exchange with Bill Riales:
Riales: “Where did those charges [of plagiarism] come from. Do you know?”
Litton: “No. They’re unnamed. That’s part of the problem, right. So unnamed sources are presenting these things which should make everybody take a pause.”
First of all, even if they were unnamed sources, the fact that he was clearly captured on video plagiarising the sermons makes naming the specific person irrelevant. Who cares?!
But that’s all moot because the sources aren’t unnamed. Reformation Charlotte, Capstone Report and Protestia have all reported on it, breaking stories in the process. Heck, We’ll even throw Gabe Hughes in the mix as someone who first shared our content and put a few eyes on it in some of the more respectable places we dare not fear to tread.
And what did we supply the world with? Videos. Witnesses. Stone-cold irrefutable proof. And along with that ten of thousands of eyeballs watching the videos and reading the side by sides and quickly surmising that Ed Litton has done something really, really bad.
Unnamed sources?! It’s almost like they are daring us to call Redemption Church over and over at 1 251-679-3266 to kindly ask the receptionist to pass on a message for Pastor Litton, enlightening him on who these “unnamed sources’ are, in order to bring clarity to his universe.
Justin Peters, responding to Maple’s YouTube video, elucidated this even further:
One writer points out that Litton has now quadrupled down on his obstreperous claims, documenting the history of his dark heart’s unrepentant attitude towards what has now been discovered to be at least 8 sermons, going back to 2015.
Though initially there had been some hope that Litton might humbly accept the correction like a man and act accordingly, his ongoing behavior demonstrates unreservedly that he does not have the wisdom, temperament, or sanctification needed to lead the Southern Baptist Convention, nor seemingly the sanctification, discipline, and self-control required to rule himself.
Editor’s Note. This article was written by Pastor Ed Litton and published at Protestia.com
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