Raphael Warnock, pastor and US senator from Georgia, has deleted an Easter Sunday tweet following widespread accusations of heresy and false teaching.
But the internet is forever. Ryan Saavedra tweeted a screenshot of Warnock’s now deleted Easter message.
“The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” Warnock said Sunday morning. “Whether you are a Christian or not, through a commitment to helping others we are able to save ourselves.”
Why the accusations of heresy and false teaching? First off, Warnock’s claim that “the meaning of Easter transcends the resurrection of Jesus Christ” makes little sense. Christians celebrate Easter precisely because of Christ’s