Interracial baptist dating

17 Oct

chosen to ban marriages and even some worship services for interracial couples.

However, Thompson recently stepped down and the church's new pastor, Stacy Stepp, said the couple was once again welcome to sing. WYMT has reported." data-reactid="25" That the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church does not condone interracial marriage.

Interracial couples consisting of two people who belong to racial minority groups are largely overlooked in the mainstream culture.

This is likely because discussions of race in general still are based on a black-white paradigm.

A tiny all-white Appalachian church in rural Kentucky has voted to ban interracial couples from joining its flock, pitting members against each other in an argument over race.

Members at the Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church voted Sunday on the resolution, which says the church "does not condone interracial marriage." The church member who crafted the resolution, Melvin Thompson, said he is not racist and called the matter an "internal affair." "I am not racist. I am not prejudiced against any race of people, have never in my lifetime spoke evil" about a race, said Thompson, the church's former pastor who stepped down earlier this year.