February 28, 2013

John Piper's Double Standard

Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press

A former associate of an evangelical leader accused in a lawsuit of covering up child sexual abuse says Southern Baptist leaders are enabling sin by continuing to promote the embattled preacher while serious questions about his fitness for ministry remain unanswered.

Brent Detwiler, one of four founders of Sovereign Grace Ministries, said in a statement he was deeply disappointed by popular author and speaker John Piper’s glowing endorsement of Pastor C.J. Mahaney in a sermon Feb. 17 at Mahaney’s church in Louisville, Ky.

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TAGGED: Calvinism, C.J. Mahaney, Southern Baptists, Evangelicals, John Piper

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