As a lifelong Baptist who is the son of Baptists, grandson of Baptists who married a Baptist, is surrounded by Baptist aunts, uncles and cousins, allow me to offer a few heartfelt words to a couple of loons who claim to be Baptist pastors:
Shut up. Just shut up. Next time you feel the urge to speak publicly, put a cold compress on your head and lie down until the feeling goes away.
Read the full column at the Amarillo Globe-News.
Jon Mark Beilue is a member of First Baptist Church in Amarillo and a member of the Baptist Standard Publishing board of directors.