Dwight McKissic Resigns as Trustee of SWBTS

Sam Hodges of the Dallas Morning News reports that Pastor Dwight McKissic has resigned as a trustee of Southwestern Seminary. Pastor McKissic has released his letter of resignation in which he writes:

“My involvement as a trustee has been a huge distraction from my ministry priorities for the past nine months. I’ve devoted too much mental, physical, emotional and even spiritual energy to matters resulting from the aftermath of my chapel sermon. I’ve been distracted and consumed with SBC/SWBTS matters the past nine months in a way that I haven’t been the past 24 years of pastoring an SBC church. It has taken a tremendous toll on my family and ministry, and my wife believes it has negatively impacted my health. I simply want to return to the place I was prior to being a trustee.”

See also:

“Trustee resigns over theological dispute” – Brett Hoffman (Forth Worth Star-Telegram)

“Trustee Resigns Over Speaking in Tongues” – Associated Press

“McKissic resigns as seminary trustee” – Jerry Pierce (Baptist Press)

“McKissic Resigns as Southwestern Seminary Trustee” – Elizabeth Lawson (Christianity Today)

(HT: Baptist Blogger)


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