The post above is from Pastor Wm. Dwight McKissic, Sr. I am grateful for his pen.

Wm. Dwight McKissic, Sr.

I have forwarded the following three resolutions to the Resolution Committee for their consideration to present to the Southern Baptist Convention 2012 Annual Meeting in New Orleans:

  1. Resolution on Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights
  2. Resolution on Racist Statements in Mormon Source Documents
  3. Resolution on the Recognition of Baptist Minister, George Liele, as America’s First Missionary

The first Resolution deals with same-sex marriage and civil rights; and it was primarily authored by Pastor Eric C. Redmond with minimal contribution, but full affirmation, from me. We are submitting it as a joint resolution.

I am solely responsible for the second Resolution.  This issue must be dealt with if Southern Baptists are to be consistent with what they have historically taught about Mormonism; and if they are to be viewed by Black Baptists as simply finding Mitt Romney’s Mormonism and the racist views of his Bible more tolerable than President Obama’s skin color…

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