Several Southern Baptist leaders including a seminary president and the current SBC president tweeted out fake news smearing good Southern Baptists. Daniel Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), and J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, were among many SBC Elites who shared on social media lies about fellow Southern Baptists. Now, members of the SBC are demanding these men who engaged in gossip—spreading rumors online without evidence—apologize.
If you need the background, Julie Roys reported on this story here. Quick summary: some conservative church members were concerned about a potential new pastor because the pastoral candidate may have supported the Social Justice Movement.