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Dennis Hastert: Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out

June 5, 2015


Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is now receiving the kind of notoriety he never sought or achieved during his political career. He has been indicted for lying to federal authorities about cash withdrawals that were allegedly used as hush money in an attempt to hide sexual misconduct in his past. I’m not concerned […]

Loving My Brother Even When He Doesn’t Vote Right

December 2, 2012


We’ve just come through an election season that provided a wonderful opportunity for Christians to demonstrate how they love and respect one another, even when they think very differently about important issues. Sadly, many believers seem to have missed that opportunity. Both before and after the election, some believers have been so distraught at how […]

Did Black Christians Compromise By Voting For President Obama?

November 14, 2012


In the aftermath of an election in which President Obama received 93 per cent of the black vote, radio show host and author Michael Brown, a self-proclaimed white evangelical, wrote an “open letter to black evangelicals” accusing them of voting to reelect the president out of “blind allegiance to the Democratic party.” He goes on […]

Will The Black Church Stand Firm Against Same-Sex Marriage?

July 20, 2012


In my article on The NAACP’s Divorce from the Black Church (published in the Harrisburg, PA Patriot-News under the title “Gay marriage issue splits black church and NAACP”) I made the claim that most African American Christians will stand firm on God’s word, and against same-sex relationships. I believe that will be the case. But […]

The NAACP’s Divorce From the Black Church

July 15, 2012


This article was first published in the Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News print (7/15/12) and online (7/14/12) editions under the title “Gay marriage issue splits black church and NAACP.” As I was growing up in the segregated South of the 1950s, the NAACP was an important part of my world. I heard about it in school – […]

Should Christians Continue To Fight Same-Sex Marriage?

May 11, 2012


With North Carolina’s recent approval of an amendment to its constitution forbidding same-sex marriages, there are now 31 states with some kind of ban on homosexual marriage. Yet the tide of opinion in the country actually seems to be running the other way. A recent Washington Post article cites the work of public-opinion specialist Greg […]