'We need a runner': Atlanta pastor goes viral with blistering sermon condemning Herschel Walker

'We need a runner': Atlanta pastor goes viral with blistering sermon condemning Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker in 2018, Wikimedia Commons

An Atlanta-area pastor recently attempted to appeal to his congregation by expressing his concerns about Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker.

On Sunday, October 30, Pastor Jamal Bryant of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church delivered a blistering sermon warning voters about the Trump-endorsed candidate.

He made his disdain quite clear saying, “In 2022, we don’t need a Walker, we need a runner,” Bryant declared.

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He went on to explain why a candidate like Walker isn’t good for the state of Georgia, and highlighted the qualities American voters should be looking for in political candidates.

“We need somebody who’s going to run and tell the truth about Jan. 6, we need someone who going to run and push for the cancellation of student loan debts, we need someone who’s going to run and make the former president respond to a subpoena,” he continued.

“We don’t need a walker,” he reiterated, adding, “we need somebody who will be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding knowing your labor is not in vain.”

A clip of the fiery sermon is now circulating on social media and has received more than 6 million views.

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Bryant’s remarks come amid new reports and pol projections that suggest Walker is closing the gap with his opponent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), the Democratic incumbent who is also a local pastor in Atlanta.

Per HuffPost: “Walker is reportedly inching ahead in the polls against Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock, despite allegations that Walker, who is running on an anti-abortion agenda, in the past paid for two women to terminate their pregnancies. Walker denies the claims.”

Watch the video below or at this link.

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