Top Southern Baptist Leaders Take Stage to Sing Lynyrd Skynyrd Before Thousands of Pastors at ‘Send Luncheon’

    Updated: June 11, 2019 at 4:35 pm EST  See Comments

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    The SBC is falling apart. In other news, SBC leaders doing this performing Lynyrd Skynyrd at annual convention.

    — ReformationCharlotte (@ReformationCLT) June 11, 2019

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The top leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention took to the stage on Monday during the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) “Send Luncheon,” and donning wigs, hats and electric guitars, sang karaoke to the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit “Sweet Home Alabama” for the thousands of pastors who had gathered for the event. Video footage of the performance has generated concern that the SBC is “sliding into apostasy.”

    “Sweet home Alabama, where the skies are so blue,” they sang out, with the lyrics appearing on the screen behind them and the name Lynyrd Skynyrd in large letters.

    According to reports, the five Southern Baptist leaders who put on the karaoke performance were:

    Kevin Ezell, president of the mission board; Ronnie Floyd, former SBC president and current president of the SBC Executive Committee; Paul Chitwood, president of the International Mission Board; Jamie Dew, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; and Adam Greenway, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    The event was held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Alabama, and is presented in conjunction with the annual Southern Baptist Convention meeting.

    In February, concerns were also generated among some as current SBC President J.D. Greear was recorded singing Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” during a youth event.

    “I wanna dance with somebody. I wanna feel the heat with somebody,”

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