Conservative Baptist Network: SBC President Ed Litton Must Resign, Gospel Witness at Stake

(Capstone Report) CBN: Ed Litton’s ‘sinful behavior and the lack of forthrightness when exposed is inconsistent with the character and integrity Southern Baptists rightfully expect from their president.’

The Conservative Baptist Network of Southern Baptists said Southern Baptist Convention President Ed Litton must resign. The call for Litton’s resignation follows a month-long plagiarism scandal that ignited blogs, social media and was even featured in a New York Times front page story on Sermongate. Now, CBN says Southern Baptists can wait no longer—Litton must resign because the Gospel witness of the Church is at stake.

 “For the sake of the gospel, it is best for President Litton to step down from office and focus on his personal spiritual development with his local church,” CBN said in a release. “The testimony of Southern Baptists and of the gospel is at stake.”

The statement highlighted Ed Litton’s documented plagiarism over the last decade. They continue

“As further evidence of what appears to be serial plagiarism continues to surface in at least six videos from a variety of named sources, the Conservative Baptist Network calls on the leaders of the SBC to address this matter promptly and biblically,”

In fact, Litton’s unwillingness…

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Editor’s note. This article was written and published at the Capstone Report



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