African American pastors lay out 10-point ‘Christian Family Manifesto’

ARLINGTON?A group of African American pastors led by a former SBTC Pastors’ Conference president released a “Christian Family Manifesto” during a press conference Aug. 4.

The Not On My Watch Coalition presented the 10-point manifesto prior to a “State of the Black Family” forum held at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, an SBTC church led by pastor Dwight McKissic.

Nine pastors joined McKissic in unveiling the manifesto. The 10 points called for:

4Sexual purity until marriage;

4Marriage for cohabitating couples;

4Outreach to fatherless children by intact families;

4Love, mercy and grace to homosexuals while supporting passage of a federal amendment protecting marriage and related state legislation;

4Fathers to pay child support;

4Men to honor marriage vows;

4Singles to cease from adultery, which harms families;

4Men to spend quality time with their children;

4Affirming single parents who are raising children alone;

TEXAN Correspondent
Jerry Pierce
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