The Elephant Room is more than an event. It is the outgrowth of an idea. The idea that the best way forward for the followers of Jesus lies not in crouching behind walls of disagreement but in conversation among all kinds of leaders about what the scriptures actually teach. We must insist on the biblical Gospel, right doctrine and practice but not isolate ourselves from relationship even with those who believe much differently. (Online Source)So now we must conclude that a new elephant in the room is that only those who agree with James MacDonald are actually welcome in this new "tribe" that they are seeking to create.
The following will shed some additional light on this situation:
Threatened with Arrest at the Elephant Room
Running Scared: Why is the Elephant Room Afraid of Scrutiny?
Hypocrisy Reaches New Heights in the Elephant Room