Colombo Telegraph

Black Church Leadership Gathering Excludes Women

This past Sunday in Miami, Bishop Paul S. Morton opened the Full Gospel’s ‘Generals of Faith’ event, Rebranding in the Body of Christ:

When will male clergy take their voices seriously? | File photo

The Ultimate Leader Shift, by announcing, “This room represents the movers and shakers of the kingdom.”

Yet there was not a single woman in the room.

“This is the weakness of The Black Church: gender oppression, inequality, and discrimination. The church cannot make moves to build the kingdom and impact the world if sexism is the standard and equality is preached but not practiced. When will women’s contributions to ministry be accepted as equal? When will male clergy take their voices seriously? Now is the time.” writes Hazel Cherry.

Read the full article in the Religion Dispatches

 

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