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A Quiet Exodus: Why Black Worshipers Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches

posted on March 12, 2018

The New York Times’s Campbell Robertson reports on black worshipers who have left majority-white evangelical churches in the aftermath of Trump’s election. The absence of a conversation on racial injustice combined with the support of evangelical pastors for Trump have split multiracial congregations. Robertson writes, “As the headlines of the outside world turned to police shootings and protest, little changed inside majority-white churches. Black congregants said that beyond the occasional vague prayer for healing a divided country, or a donation drive for law enforcement, they heard nothing.”

Read at The New York Times