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Dr. E. Dewey Smith Responds To Anti-Gay Church Hypocrisy Video Clip That Has Gone Viral!

July 28, 2015

By Crystal Smith "Dr. E. Dewey Smith Responds To Anti-Gay Church Hypocrisy Video Clip That Has Gone Viral!" This is a long article, but in all thy getting GET understanding! Media is quick to edit and only report on the part they feel is relevant. We asked Dr. Smith for a response and we decided to publish the ENTIRE reply and here it is! Click HERE to see FULL SERMON! For almost 30 years I have been blessed to share the Gospel in enumerable settings and favored to move fluidly throughout diverse contexts. I have always been considered an“ecclesiastical diplomat”, who has sought to find a way to “draw circles” and not “lines” from a Christian vantage point. My focus has consistently been... Continue Reading →

Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr. Speaks On The Supreme Court, Black Sexual Politics & The GMWA!

June 27, 2015

By Crystal Smith “The Supreme Court, Black Sexual Politics & the GMWA“ Several months ago, I learned through social media that a conference was convening at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY.  This church is pastored by my Morehouse College classmate and friend, Pastor Michael Walrond.  The conference was sponsored by Columbia University and had an intriguing theme:  “Are the Gods afraid of Black Sexuality?:  Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics.” A member of the church who attended the conference posted some thought provoking quotes on social media.  The posts covered a myriad of topics, a few of which were:  1) Same-gender loving people write a lot of the music that has historically and presently been ministered in churches.  2)  There are a disproportionate number of same-gender loving people... Continue Reading →