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Apologist Josh McDowell Backtracks After Claiming Black Families Don’t Value Education

Editor’s note: This article has been updated.

Update: On September 22, Josh McDowell issued a second statement: “At a recent conference, I made comments about race, the [B]lack family, and minorities that were wrong and hurt many people. It breaks my heart to know that deep pain I have caused. It has become clear to me, along with Cru Leadership, that I need to step back from my ministry and speaking engagements to enter a season of listening and addressing the growth areas that I have become aware of through this. During this time of meeting with others and learning, I hope to personally grow and better understand how I can help contribute to the reconciliation and unity that God desires for us all.

“During this season, Josh McDowell Ministry will continue in its mission with CEO Duane Zook leading all daily efforts.”

(The original article continues below)

Evangelical author and speaker Josh McDowell has issued a statement clarifying racially insensitive remarks he made at a popular Christian counseling event in which he blamed Black Americans for inequalities they face.

“My statement as quoted does not reflect my own beliefs and I want to begin by apologizing for my words and the implications they had,” McDowell said in response to criticism his remarks at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference have received.

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Chris Hutton
Chris Hutton
Chris Hutton is a freelance writer from Indiana, where he typically covers tech and religion stories. Hutton is finishing a Master's degree in sociology at Ball State University. He can be found on Twitter at @chris_journo.

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