My guess is that they expected a lot of likes and the Reformed world to fall into lockstep with their pronouncement.
They got some of that…and they got (and deserved) a firestorm of disgust.
They took the statement down.
Coincidentally, (not) The Gospel Coalition released their love note to Mahaney this morning.
This will be the end of the New Calvinism…which is now the old business of religion with the only difference being a belief in predestination.
Those who claim to be the spiritual descendants of Calvin, Baxter, Ryle, and the Reformers have betrayed our heritage for a mess of pottage and a well attended conference.
We were the last to succumb to the cult of celebrity, but succumb we have.
It was a fun ride while it lasted…