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Christian Doctrine of Obama's Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago)
Trinity United Church of Christ ^ | Jan. 2007 | Trinity United Church of Christ

Posted on 09/24/2008 1:46:18 AM PDT by BIOCHEMKY

Trinity United Church of Christ adopted the Black Value System written by the Manford Byrd Recognition Committee chaired by Vallmer Jordan in 1981. We believe in the following 12 precepts and covenantal statements. These Black Ethics must be taught and exemplified in homes, churches, nurseries and schools, wherever Blacks are gathered. They must reflect on the following concepts:

1. Commitment to God 2. Commitment to the Black Community 3. Commitment to the Black Family 4. Dedication to the Pursuit of Education 5. Dedication to the Pursuit of Excellence 6. Adherence to the Black Work Ethic 7. Commitment to Self-Discipline and Self-Respect 8. Disavowal of the Pursuit of “Middleclassness” 9. Pledge to make the fruits of all developing and acquired skills available to the Black Community 10. Pledge to Allocate Regularly, a Portion of Personal Resources for Strengthening and Supporting Black Institutions 11. Pledge allegiance to all Black leadership who espouse and embrace the Black Value System 12. Personal commitment to embracement of the Black Value System.

The Pastor as well as the membership of Trinity United Church of Christ is committed to a 10-point Vision:

1. A congregation committed to ADORATION. 2. A congregation preaching SALVATION. 3. A congregation actively seeking RECONCILIATION. 4. A congregation with a non-negotiable COMMITMENT TO AFRICA. 5. A congregation committed to BIBLICAL EDUCATION. 6. A congregation committed to CULTURAL EDUCATION. 7. A congregation committed to the HISTORICAL EDUCATION OF AFRICAN PEOPLE IN DIASPORA. 8. A congregation committed to LIBERATION. 9. A congregation committed to RESTORATION. 10. A congregation working towards ECONOMIC PARITY.

Some excerpts from the “Black Value System” via the Trinity Church’s website (pdf):

BLACK VALUE SYSTEM

Statement of Purpose

We honor Dr. Manford Byrd, our brother in Christ, because of the exemplary manner in which he has thrice withstood the ravage of being denied his earned ascension to the number one position in the Chicago School System…

The Black Value System

These Black Ethics must be taught and exampled in homes, churches, nurseries and schools, wherever Blacks are gathered. They must reflect the following concepts:

Commitment of God

“The God of our weary years” will give us the strength to give up prayerful passivism and become Black Christian Activist, soldiers for Black freedom and the dignity of all humankind…

Commitment to Self-Discipline and Self-Respect

To accomplish anything worthwhile requires self-discipline. We must be a community of self-disciplined persons, if we are to actualize and utilize our own human resources instead of perpetually submitting to exploitation by others. Self discipline coupled with a respect for self, will enable each of us to be an instrument of Black Progress, and a model for Black Youth.

Disavowal of the Pursuit of “Middleclassness”

Classic methodology on control of captives teaches that captors must keep the captive ignorant educationally, but trained sufficiently well to serve the system. Also, the captors must be able to identify the “talented tenth” of those subjugated, especially those who show promise of providing the kind of leadership that might threaten the captor’s control.

Those so identified as separated from the rest of the people by:

Killing them off directly, and/or fostering a social system that encourages them to kill off one another.

Placing them in concentration camps, and/or structuring an economic environment that induces captive youth to fill the jails and prisons.

Seducing them into a socioeconomic class system which while training them to earn more dollars, hypnotizes them into believing they are better than others and teaches them to think in terms of “we” and “they” instead of “us”…


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 1981; blackchurch; blackethics; byrd; chicao; church; elitists; ethnocentric; liberationtheology; manfordbyrd; obama; obamabiden; racism; racist; religion; trinity; trinityucc; tucc; ucc; vallmerjordan; wright

1 posted on 09/24/2008 1:46:19 AM PDT by BIOCHEMKY
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To: BIOCHEMKY
Satanic Doctrine of Obama's Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago)

There, fixed it. Obama's church and pastor are following a false christ and a false "christianity" of their own imagination.

2 posted on 09/24/2008 1:58:00 AM PDT by Jmouse007 (tot)
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To: Jmouse007
if blacks truly wanted to socially, academically, financially, and culturally advance, they would stop sexual promiscuity and insist that every baby be born into a sound family unit with mother and father loyal to each other......

too many babies being born to drugged out moms and dads, being born to teenagers not prepared for motherhood, being born to parents that haven't even finished HS....

a strong culture results from sound and effective families.....

3 posted on 09/24/2008 2:13:26 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Jmouse007

No doubt about it....


4 posted on 09/24/2008 2:13:49 AM PDT by BIOCHEMKY (I love liberty more than I hate war.)
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To: BIOCHEMKY
Black Liberation Theology is not Christianity.

It is leftist politics dressed up for church.

There are plenty of real Christian churches that are predominantly African-American. Our church is mostly white, but we have "sister churches" in other parts of the state where we have ongoing projects, missions, and other work. Sometimes we exchange pastors. A guest pastor spoke about 6 weeks ago.

There was no doubt he was committed to one cause: that of Jesus Christ.

By their fruits shall you know them.

5 posted on 09/24/2008 3:05:44 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: BIOCHEMKY

Isaiah 29:13 (New International Version)
The Lord says:
“These people come near to me with their mouth
and honor me with their lips,
but their hearts are far from me.
Their worship of me
is made up only of rules taught by men.


6 posted on 09/24/2008 3:41:55 AM PDT by JDPendry
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To: BIOCHEMKY
Disavowal of the Pursuit of “Middleclassness”

Obama's Multi-million-dollar Chicago Mansion


7 posted on 09/24/2008 3:59:09 AM PDT by XR7
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To: BIOCHEMKY

(Christian Doctrine of Obama’s Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago))

REALLY? several thousand words and Christ is not mentioned one single time. So how is this a CHRISTIAN Doctrine?


8 posted on 09/24/2008 4:38:06 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Vote FOR AMERICA . Vote McCain / Palin)
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To: Jmouse007

Obama’s church and pastor are following a false christ and a false “christianity” of their own imagination.

Just another sign of the end times.


9 posted on 09/24/2008 4:38:53 AM PDT by FES0844 (FES0844)
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To: XR7

But that’s not middle class.


10 posted on 09/24/2008 4:57:28 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom
But that’s not middle class.

Astute observation.
He's just following the tenets of his church, one of which is "disavowing middle-classness."

11 posted on 09/24/2008 5:07:23 AM PDT by XR7
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To: BIOCHEMKY

Are they committed to solving the execution-style murders of three of their church members, including Donald Young, the choir director? Are they committed to working with the Chicago Police to release the phone records that will either exonerate Barry or confirm Larry’s story?


12 posted on 09/24/2008 5:37:28 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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The racist doctrine of the church has since been cleaned up.
go here: The Obama File http://theobamafile.com/ to see the origninal- plus many screen captures of Obama stuff that’s been scrubbed from the net.

About the “Commitment to ‘Mother Africa’”- apparently Barry takes this vow very seriously.
Witness his ‘World Poverty Act’ that will stick the U.S for 845 Billion (in addition to what we’re already pouring down corrupt foreign rat holes)- and to which a good chunk will go to ‘Mother Africa’.
Witness his urging the U.S. to interfere in African politics, and his trip to Kenya to campaign for his murderous, Islam- backed cousin, Odinga.
He has already said, ‘I will stop the fighting in DaFur’.

If he is elected, how many billions would we be pouring into that corrupt h*ll hole and how many American troops would lose their lives over there?
This monster MUST be stopped.

.


13 posted on 09/24/2008 5:49:52 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: BIOCHEMKY

Why does being BLACK have to do with anything else in this “churchs” belief?


14 posted on 09/24/2008 5:53:07 AM PDT by Delta 21 ( MKC USCG - ret)
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To: SERKIT

Are they committed to solving the execution-style murders of three of their church members, including Donald Young, the choir director? Are they committed to working with the Chicago Police to release the phone records that will either exonerate Barry or confirm Larry’s story?
_____________________________________________________

The porno/autobio of Frank Davis, certified Communist and mentor of young Barry from age 9 to age 18, wherein Davis admits to being bi and to being a pedophile gives legs to the Sinclair story.
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15 posted on 09/24/2008 5:54:42 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: SECURE AMERICA

A whole lot of vacuous, meaningless, nice sounding phrases, that can be twisted in any manner that the speaker wants to,

but no core character or morality.

The essence of leftist ideology.


16 posted on 09/24/2008 5:56:55 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: SkyPilot
By their fruits shall you know them.

shoulda just led w/ that...it is enough...

the 'church' stuff is just window dressing and tax shelter...

17 posted on 09/24/2008 6:06:34 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 ("JesusChrist 08"...Trust in the Lord......=...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: BIOCHEMKY

Zero mention of Jesus. Empty rhetoric.


18 posted on 09/24/2008 6:36:59 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: BIOCHEMKY

It is Christian in name only, not by any of it’s creeds. There was nothing to tie it to Christianity, meaning the Christ of the Bible. There was nothing about Christ, His life, His sacrificial death, His resurrection, or the other basic tenets of the Christian faith. It is an empty religion, all about self, but especially the “black” self.


19 posted on 09/24/2008 6:40:36 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: patriot08
The porno/autobio of Frank Davis, certified Communist and mentor of young Barry from age 9 to age 18, wherein Davis admits to being bi and to being a pedophile gives legs to the Sinclair story.

Even if you hate Larry, and even if you think he is a sleaze and a liar (and I tend to lean that way) there is no disputing the arrest after his news conference by DC police, transfer to Delaware on bum charges (Beau "Nifong" Biden), lost or tampered evidence, then release from incarceration timed with Biden's VP announcement. This story would have legs if the Karaoke Media Machine (MSM, NYT, etc) loaded up some lyrics for others to sing.

There are tenuous but credible connections to Beau, Barry, Larry, Donald Young, 3 execution-style murders, phone records, missing travel and meeting records from a state senator, etc. Barry's office in Springfield was put through an industrial-strength tree-chipper along with his COLB, Indonesian passport, college records, and 'true' life story, and the media can't adore him enough. Well, enough is enough!

Note than Larry is not even considered a "smear" in the anti-smear counter-campaign! What was he? An exotic wild limo ride while enroute to Pennsylvania Avenue?

I think David Axelrod has become an expert with the tre-chipper machine and astroturf to concurrently erase Barry's past and create a faux grassroots groundswell.

20 posted on 09/24/2008 7:37:49 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: XR7
Nice house. It faces Lake Michigan - check it out on zabasearch.com - just put in his name and state then click on satellite view.
21 posted on 09/24/2008 7:38:49 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: Delta 21

***Why does being BLACK have to do with anything else in this “churchs” belief?***

. . . much less with out Constitution where it clearly says all men are created equal.


22 posted on 09/24/2008 7:40:57 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: Delta 21

The following should be said, often:

“There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs...There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who do not want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.”

-Booker T. Washington


23 posted on 09/24/2008 7:42:19 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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To: mrs tiggywinkle

out = our

ooops.


24 posted on 09/24/2008 7:43:55 AM PDT by mrs tiggywinkle
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