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An Open Letter to my Black Evangelical Friends

Gary 919 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:27 AM
If there is one thing that Black Christians should understand: reparation (pay-back) is a liberal, not a Christian concept. I repeat, reparation is a liberal, not a Christian position. Neither Jesus, not the late Reverend Dr. King taught any concept faintly resembling repaying evil with evil. "Pray" for those who spitefully use you" is the Christian position. "Love" your enemies (though you may detest their actions) is the Christian position. Walter E. Williams recently wrote that "anyone who truly believes in the brotherhood of Man, must realize that blacks are just as capable of "racism" as white folks are."

I am not writing this letter to accuse but rather to advance understanding. And even though I am white, I am not writing as an outsider but as a fellow evangelical, part of the same spiritual family. May I pose some candid questions?

Are you guilty, on any level, of blind allegiance to the Democratic party? And, on Election Day, did any of you compromise your convictions out of racial solidarity?

I have been very open in my criticism of white evangelicals, pointing out how we often put our trust in the Republican party and how we look to the latest...