The latest one to join the covenant of niceness…
Max Lucado joins Covenant for Civility
Well known author Max Lucado has placed his name on the Covenant for Civility. Who, after all, can argue against such a document, which calls for an end to mean-spirited debate and rancor?
Had this truly been a secular document, there would be no problem. Unfortunately, this document is presented in spiritual terms. It begins with Psalm 133:1: “How good and pleasant it is when the people of God live together in unity.”
The document then states, “As Christian pastors and leaders…”
The Covenant for Civility also refers to “the unity we have in the Body of Christ.”
Incredibly, the agreement also includes a pledge there be “no questioning of the other’s faith…”
Yet Brian McLaren, who rejects the Biblical Christ, is one of the signatories…
The rest is here @ mywordlikefire.wordpress.com.
From ED: The covenant is the latest in a series of faith-based efforts to soften the public discourse. Prominent evangelical PR executive Mark DeMoss, a conservative, and former Bill Clinton aide Lanny Davis launched the Civility Project last year.
To see Civility Covenant Signatories (AOG Leader bows out as of April 12th)
More signatures promised in coming months