Published On: Mon, Nov 5th, 2012

Dr Phillip Goudeaux, Sacramento Black Pastor, receiving death threats after dropping Obama support

One Sacramento pastor and leader of the largest multi-racial congregation in the state says while he’s proud of Mr. Obama, the president won’t get his vote. This has lead to some unexpected death threats from supporters.

Dr. Phillip Goudeaux leads Calvary Christian Center’s 20,000 worshippers.

“I accepted Christ in my life. My relationship with Him means more to me the Democratic party, Independent, Republican, black or white,” Goudeaux told FOX40.

Goudeaux has pastored Calvary for three decades but it’s his more recent political stance that’s upset some in the black community.

“I’m going to support people who support life, marriage between man and woman, smaller government, who supports Israel,” he said.

Goudeaux feels so strongly, he’s traveled the nation to promote traditional marriage, but his outspoken views have not only drawn criticism but even death threats.

“Why don’t I have a right to speak my values without being hated on?” says Goudeaux.

National polls show support for gay marriage among black people remains under 50 percent, indicating the community isn’t as homogenous as many think.

“They’re getting it all mixed up. I’m voting for values, my commitment to the kingdom of God,” said Goudeaux.


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