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When Forgiveness Isn’t Woke Enough Just Thinking Podcast

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Amber Guyer, a 31-year old white female and former Dallas, Texas police officer, was recently convicted of murder in the shooting death of 26-year old Botham Jean, a black man. Guyer was subsequently sentenced to ten years in prison. During the penalty phase of Guyer’s trial, Botham Jean’s younger brother, Brandt, shocked the courtroom–and the world–by verbally forgiving Guyer and hugging her (to the tears of many in the courtroom.) But for many people, including some who profess to be Christian, Brandt Jean’s offer of forgiveness was not a gesture to be lauded or applauded. Listen as Darrell and Omaha (Virgil Walker) discuss some of the reasons why Jean’s offer of forgiveness wasn’t “woke” enough for some professing Christians.



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* Is the Gospel No Longer Enough for Black Christians?



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* James Cone, Marxism, and the Black Church (Ariel Gonzalez Bovat)

* Fundamental Christian Attitudes: Forgiveness (John MacArthur - Grace to You)



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Amber Guyer, a 31-year old white female and former Dallas, Texas police officer, was recently convicted of murder in the shooting death of 26-year old Botham Jean, a black man. Guyer was subsequently sentenced to ten years in prison. During the penalty phase of Guyer’s trial, Botham Jean’s younger brother, Brandt, shocked the courtroom–and the world–by verbally forgiving Guyer and hugging her (to the tears of many in the courtroom.) But for many people, including some who profess to be Christian, Brandt Jean’s offer of forgiveness was not a gesture to be lauded or applauded. Listen as Darrell and Omaha (Virgil Walker) discuss some of the reasons why Jean’s offer of forgiveness wasn’t “woke” enough for some professing Christians.



Resources

Related episodes



* N/A



Related blog articles



* Is the Gospel No Longer Enough for Black Christians?



Related external media



* James Cone, Marxism, and the Black Church (Ariel Gonzalez Bovat)

* Fundamental Christian Attitudes: Forgiveness (John MacArthur - Grace to You)



Support

To support the podcast, please click here or copy/paste the following link into your browser - https://justthinking.me/support/

Disclaimer

© Darrell B. Harrison and Just Thinking…for Myself 2012-2020. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Darrell B. Harrison and Just Thinking…for Myself with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

 

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