The open letter I recently wrote to Dallas Baptist University evoked the entire spectrum of responses.
I was glad that it resonated with some; I was saddened that, for some others, apparently some of my words got in the way of the message I wanted to convey. I began to sense that the letter might have outlived its helpfulness, so I have taken it down.
Allow me to simply reiterate that the letter was addressed to Dr. Cook, Vice President Blackburn, et al., which I meant to include the entirety of those who might be able to contribute positively to DBU’s future. In other words, this was a letter for us all, not just for a couple of people at the top. And while decisions about policy and whatnot tend to come from the top down, I think meaningful change can often come from the bottom up.
It’s hard to offer criticism in the right spirit and with the right language. I know my attempts have been feeble at best, and I can only hope that as we all pursue Christlikeness, we’ll be honest about where we find ourselves and where we know Christ wants to take us.
Thanks for the continued conversation…