Executive Committee Adopts a Motion Regarding Racism
The Executive Committee of the National Association of Free Will Baptists met December 7, 2011,in its regular semi-annual meeting. The committee took the following action:
“Motion passed that we reaffirm the resolution deploring all forms of racism that was adopted at our 1995 convention and that we support the official statement issued by the National Association of Free Will Baptists Executive Office. Further, we recommend the Bible study Racism, the Bible and the Church published by Randall House.”
The resolution mentioned is as follows:
1995 Resolutions Committee Report
Resolution #2 – Resolution Concerning Racism
Whereas, all people are created equal in the image of God (Genesis 1:26) and,
Whereas, all people have descended through “one blood” from Adam (Acts 17:26) and,
Whereas, God desired for all people to be saved (2 Peter 3:9),
Be it resolved that the National Association of Free Will Baptists do hereby condemn racism in any form and do pledge to proclaim the Gospel freely to all men of every race.
This motion was adopted unanimously by the Executive Committee and will be referred to the 2012 convention for its approval.