(Capstone Report) A recently surfaced document from David Platt reveals the calculated process of how he and his wingmen toppled McLean Bible Church’s 60-year leadership structure and ultimately seized power. The document requests the elders defer practically all authority to Platt and his directors. The elder board would be left to “provide oversight for fiduciary prudence… doctrinal purity… veto outrageous ministry.”
Having determined to undermine the elder board, Platt elevated three woke yes-men as the elders on July 18, 2021, even after the congregation rejected them at the June 30th, 2021, congregational meeting, for not meeting the biblical qualifications according to 1 Timothy, Titus, 1 Peter, and Acts.
Given the constitutional requirement that there be elders who are the “final authority”, Platt, as the authoritarian dictator that he is, simply found biblically illiterate fanboys to add to the existing cadre of weak-kneed “elders.” The July 18, 2021, McLean Bible Church “business meeting” was merely a symbolic ceremony for Platt’s installed figureheads.
But the genius behind Platt’s installation of the current elder board is that the board actually believes…
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Editor’s Note. This article was written and published at the Capstone Report