MCRTV reported that increasing numbers of private venues that have been shut down across the country are becoming victims of looting.
Local reports in San Francisco covered a frightening increase in burglaries and looting at stores and restaurants in the area. A good portion of these businesses are humble business operations. Brittany Hughes reported that “Thieves smashed into Jack Holder’s Restaurant and Bar in San Jose, stealing several tablets including the one owner Dan Holder was using for his now vital to-go orders, while looters broke into West Coast Beef Company and made off with the cash register and the safe.”
In downtown Seattle, burglaries increased by 87 percent. This came after local officials ordered police to stop jailing arrested for the majority of misdemeanors throughout the shutdown. NYPD reported a 75 percent increase in burglaries of businesses in New York City since March 12.
In a time when the nation should be pushing policies that uphold social stability, activist politicians and judges are engaging in dangerous social experiments that are encouraging societal dysfunction.
This could be a sneak preview of the Left’s radical vision for the rest of the 21st century.
Urban America may be on the verge of witnessing a radical social transformation because of these policies.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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