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An Open Letter to my Black Evangelical Friends

Really77 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 6:00 PM
To my culture-you don’t know what you are doing when you accuse your brother and sister of voting for color alone. See the danger with this generation, you have forgotten what the generation before you had to fight for so you could vote, sit by a white person on the bus in the front seat, use the same restrooms and eat in the same restaurants. On another note, we have allowed the evil of racism to creep into the black community. We have never been a culture of racism. How dare you allow this evil into your hearts and our culture! Yes, we have many things we have to fix in our culture but racism was never one of them. Send it back to the pits of Hell from whence it came and repent.

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...