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Sheep Are People, Too (Unfortunately)

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Darrell B. Harrison | Atlanta, Georgia | May 24, 2012 | As my own spiritual and political worldview has matured (hopefull) over the years, there remains one question, above all others I’ve encountered, which is so perplexing to me that, at times anyway, I find myself wanting to hurl myself headlong into the nearest brick wall. The question is this: Why…

Southern Baptist Deacon Responds to Black Pastors Supporting Obama’s Position on Same-Sex Marriage

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Darrell B. Harrison | Atlanta, Georgia | May 15, 2012 | As I continue to study the reactions of black Christian pastors, and their congregants, to President Obama’s pronouncement earlier this month in support for same-sex marriage, I become more convinced of something I’ve feared for quite some time now – that within the “black church” there…