Are Black Churches Doing Enough To Advocate For Poor Folks?

HISTORY Brings 'Roots' Cast And Crew To The White House For Screening.

HISTORY Brings ‘Roots’ Cast And Crew To The White House For Screening.

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Faith leaders met in Dallas, Texas, in May for Bishop TD Jakes‘ 2017 International Pastors and Leadership Conference, where they discussed a range of issues, including how the church addresses the needs of the congregation across political and economic lines.

NewsOne Now broadcast live from the event, with host Roland Martin zeroing in on the session,”The Polemics of Politics and the Pulpit: Rightly Dividing Between Church and State,” which was moderated by April D. Ryan.

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Pfleger argued that everyone has a lobbyist but the poor.

“The church is supposed to be the lobbyist for the poor, and if the church is not the lobbyist for the poor and the disenfranchised,” Pfleger argued, “We have failed.” ……

https://newsone.com/3711481/roland-martin-black-church/

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