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An Open Letter to my Black Evangelical Friends

mmgv Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:46 PM
You're the only one with a mentality worth finding appalling. Time to stop being ignorant and racist. Black people didn't get any cookies or hand outs. Handouts in this country go to white people and Conservatives just as much as it does to other races. By your logic, President Obama should have carried the South, the least educated, highest in poverty, and biggest takers of government money, yet they lean to right. Why are so many Conservatives on welfare if they oppose it? Why are so many Conservatives having abortions? Why are so many Conservatives tapping in bathroom stalls? Why are so many Conservatives divorcing? If Conservatives start at home first, then maybe we can get our social and fiscal issues in order.

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...