Last week, a little-known political candidate from a small town in Michigan garnered national attention after she claimed the Bible forbids interracial marriages, and now a popular pastor is responding.
Jarrid Wilson, a pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, and founder of the nonprofit Anthem of Hope, posted a tweet Tuesday making clear the fact the candidate’s words don’t reflect true Christianity.
On behalf of Jesus, let me apologize to all people of color for these disgusting remarks made in the name of Christianity and The Bible. pic.twitter.com/Ku3mN5kRyr
— Jarrid Wilson (@JarridWilson) August 27, 2019
Jean Cramer, who hails from Marysville, a small town with a population of just under 10,000 people, was running for city council when she said during a public forum last week she wanted to keep the town white “as much as possible.”