Author Archives: Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington

About Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington is the founding president of the Washington Consulting Group, a multicultural organizational development firm and has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 30 years. Dr. Washington is also the president and a founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Social Ethics at Winston Salem State University. Co-pastor of Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, Dr. Washington serves as the board chair of Many Voices, a Black church movement for gay and transgender justice.

Maybe Same Sex Marriage IS God’s Will

We are not the same America. We are not the same America that we were 20 or even 10 years ago. For decades, civil liberties framed the discourse about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) justice. Now marriage, a union …

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At what cost to these children of God?

  My own journey as a Black, same-gender-loving man brought me, years ago, into a church whose pastor never uttered a condemning word. Outside the pulpit, the pastor was gentle and supportive. Inside the pulpit, he wasn’t gay-hateful, but neither …

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