About Verdell A. Wright
Minister Verdell Anthony Wright is a preacher, teacher, and scholar. He spends his time researching how race, gender, and sexuality have impacted Christian faith in the United States. He resides in Washington, DC. Currently, a doctoral student at Howard University in Washington, DC, he has an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Rutgers University a Master of Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity, and an additional graduate degree from Wesley Theological Seminary.
God’s love is for everyone; Christianity is not, and that is okay. As people who believe that Christianity has room for the LGBTQ community, we can be zealous about our efforts to win people to our side. We want people …
The Christian faith is about love and justice, but talking about life and light from the dark space of a closed closet would only perpetuate death. My words would be weakened if I weren’t honest about my own truth.