– Advertisement –

Petition Endorsed by Former SBTS Professor Calls on SBC President, Ed Litton, to Resign

by | Jul 5, 2021 | Fraud, heresy, News, Social-Issues, The Church | 0 comments

💡We need your support. As big tech continues its crackdown on conservative blogs, our days on these platforms are numbered. Go Ad-Free plus get Exclusive Member-Only content by subscribing to us on Substack!

In the midst of a plagiarism scandal perpetrated by the newly-elected Southern Baptist president, Ed Litton, a former SBTS professor, Russell Fuller–who was fired from his position for rejecting aberrant theology and movements–is now calling on Litton to resign his post.

If you’ve been following the scandal–dubbed the Sermongate Scandal–you’re probably aware that Litton has been facing calls from a number of people in the denomination to resign his post. Last week, Litton joined the SBC This Week podcast, a podcast put on by the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, to discuss this scandal where he doubled down insisting he’d really done nothing wrong.

After the story broke that Litton’s Romans 1 sermon was nearly identical in content to–down to the illustrations and points–both Litton and Greear released a statement claiming that Ed had permission to do so. What neither of these men stated at the time, however, was that Ed had “borrowed” the entire sermon series from Greear. As a matter of fact, it has since been revealed that Litton has been plagiarizing JD Greear’s sermons as far back as 2013-2015–and that even JD Greear hired a professional sermon-writing organization to, in his own words, “make me look good.”

While many are calling on Litton to resign, some of the most influential voices in the denomination have remained silent. Despite the fact that these same people denounced plagiarism as “evil” and “despicable” several years ago, now that it has been exposed as a systemic fraud within the denomination, these same men have been silent. That would include Al Mohler and other top-level leaders.

Join Us and Get These Perks:

✅ No Ads in Articles
✅ Access to Comments and Discussions
✅ Community Chats
✅ Full Article and Podcast Archive
✅ The Joy of Supporting Our Work 😉

The current petition, which is endorsed by Fuller, has at the time of this writing reached well over 300 signatures and growing. In a Facebook post, Fuller writes, “Ed Litton should resign as president of the SBC and as pastor of his local church.”

Fuller accuses Litton of preaching and teaching heresies, including an anti-Trinitarian heresy known as partialism (which we reported on prior to his election), and says that “such deceit reproaches the church and the SBC.”

You can sign the petition at this link.

The Dissenter is primarily supported by its readers. The best way to support us is to subscribe to our members-only site where you will receive all of our content ad-free, plus you will get member-only exclusive content.

Or you can make a one-time or recurring donation using the box below. (Note, the donation box below is not for memberships, but for donations. For memberships, use the button above.) For all other donor or supporter inquiries, please reach out to jeff@disntr.com.

- Advertisement -


No, Abortion is Not a “States’ Rights Issue,” Here’s Why

No, Abortion is Not a “States’ Rights Issue,” Here’s Why

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, a chorus of celebration erupted from the conservative corner of America. The triumph was substantial, the cries of victory deafening. Republican leaders and right-wing pundits proudly declared...

- Advertisement -



Follow Us

- Advertisement -

You Might Also Like…

Peace and Unity With the Left is Not an Option for Christians

Peace and Unity With the Left is Not an Option for Christians

In the aftermath of the recent assassination attempt on Donald Trump, it may seem prudent to seek common ground with our enemies. It may be easy to fall prey to the superficial and hollow calls to “unity” from political leaders—whether it be Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi,...

Responding to the Modern Idols of the World: Self-Esteem

Responding to the Modern Idols of the World: Self-Esteem

Continuing our series on confronting modern idols, today I'm going to talk about the idol of self-esteem. Seemingly subtle, it towers above all else. The focus on "me, myself, and I," it's a mantra instilled in us even in the very curriculum of elementary school. It's...

- Advertisement -

Want to go ad-free with exclusive content? Subscribe today.

This will close in 0 seconds