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Dungy, left, and Warnock.

Tony Dungy questions faith of pro-abortion pastor running for Senate

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has questioned if f Atlanta pastor and U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock is a Christian because of his pro-choice views.

Dungy, now a television analyst, was reacting to a comment by a Twitter follower who tagged Dungy and approvingly quoted Warnock as saying, “I am a pro-choice pastor.” Warnock, an avowed socialist and senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, is the Democratic candidate in the Jan. 5 runoff against U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a Republican.

Dungy responded that Warnock “may be a pastor” but “My question would be ‘Is he a Christian?’ That is, does he follow the teachings of Jesus and does he believe that the Bible is the absolute word of God?”

When pressed on his comments, Dungy responded, “I would think it would be difficult for someone who believes that God sees us when we are in the womb (Psalm 139:13-16) to think that it is OK to choose not to bring that life to fruition.”

One person argued abortion should be legal because a woman “should choose what happens” to her body. Dungy wrote back, “Please read Psalm 139:13-16. Then tell me if you think God puts babies in the womb or man does? If you believe they randomly get there then I have no argument. But if you believe God puts them there, then how does anyone have a right to ‘choose’ which ones survive?”

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Another person defended Warnock by saying advocating for a right is not necessarily an endorsement of a moral wrong. Dungy responded, “What if I was advocating for the right to kill someone who was already born? Would that be morally OK? Of course not. The only question in this debate is what we think of the unborn baby? Is it a life or is it not?”

One person challenged Dungy on his definition of Christian: “A Christian is someone who dedicates their life to the service of the poor, the sick, and the marginalized. Someone who lives without judgment or lies. This applies to about 0 percent of conservative ‘Christian.’”

Dungy replied, “A Christian is someone who believes Jesus is the son of God and that He died on the cross for our sins. They follow God’s teachings and use the word of God to make all their decisions. I don’t know how many people in the world that applies to but there are many.”

–Alan Goforth | Metro Voice

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