Skip to comments.Black Pastors Meet in Va. to Discuss Support for Obama
Posted on 09/05/2012 6:26:52 AM PDT by xzins
A group of black pastors in Virginia held a meeting to discuss how to encourage their congregations to vote for President Barack Obama.
Around two dozen clergy from various churches in the area met for two hours on Saturday in Chesapeake, discussing possible ideas for motivating support for Obama among their congregations. "We are concerned that many of our congregants are developing an aversion to supporting the president at the polls," read the invite email, which was sent out last month.
The major concern among the clergy was that Obama's support for same-sex marriage would prompt many African Americans to refuse to vote for Obama come November.
Since President Obama announced that he had changed his position on same-sex marriage from opposition to support, many black pastors have stated their opposition to voting for Obama in the 2012 presidential election.
In early August, the Coalition of African-American Pastors announced the launch of a "Mandate for Marriage" effort, which involved a petition to gather the signatures of people pledging to support traditional marriage.
The National Black Church Initiative, a nationwide organization led by the Rev. Anthony Evans, boasted of having had several thousand volunteers in Maryland alone who were determined not only to vote for striking down the state's recently passed same-sex marriage law but also against President Obama's re-election effort.
"These 8,000 volunteers are committed to defeating same-sex marriage and to defeating any candidate who supports same-sex marriage," said Evans in an earlier interview with CP. "So when they go to the polls, they will go down the list after voting against same-sex marriage just to vote against any candidate and that includes President Obama."
Evans explained that while he and his organization are Democrats, they nevertheless do not intend to vote for the president. ...
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Um, excuse me black, ahem, “pastors” — they took God out of the platform. What part about God Out of the Platform do you not understand?
Trust me, at the end of the day they will back zero, or atleast most of them will. They will stick together.
Insread of leading souls to the Lord, they are leading them to the antichrist. They want their congregationns to worship this false god who pushes abortion and gay rights.
S*t*n is dancing with glee.
The ‘way’,and the ‘truth’ of the Obama platform.
Color trunping GOD! Icabod has been written on these churches, if the glory of the Lord was ever there. They are an abomination to God.
They took the G-d out of the platform and replaced Him with Obama.
The question is; will their racism trump their Christianity? Will the vote for their skin color and ignore the Democrat war on God, war on marriage, and war on unborn babies, war on truth, war on morals, and war on personal responsibility?
I’ve always said that I am grateful to Obama for one thing: the gift of clarity.
These “churchmen” have made it clear which god they worship.
AFRICAN AMERICAN UBER ALLES
The most troubling and insulting thing about stories like this is the implied message the the Kenyan is the best black candidate that could be. 15% or so of this country is black and I personally know a dozen black folks that would be way better presidents than the current clown.
“MELANIN UBER ALLES!”
When all is said and done, blacks will vote for Obama. It won’t matter if they don’t believe in gay marriage or abortion or any of his signature issues. He’s perceived as black and that’s good enough.
We'll soon find out how many of the "revs" are called and faithful--->>> to Christ and The Gospel....
And how many are just pimping along for their own fame & gain...
Ecclesiastes tells us:
There's nothing new under the sun"
What’s to meet about? You either follow God or you follow Satan.
Yep, the God of Melanin has replaced the G-d of Arbaham, Isaac, and Jacob.
“The question is; will their racism trump their Christianity? Will the vote for their skin color and ignore the Democrat war on God, war on marriage, and war on unborn babies, war on truth, war on morals, and war on personal responsibility?”
I assume these are rhetorical questions. Race and politics ARE the religion of the black churches. The bible takes a distant third place.
But we're the racists.
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