Read Alleged False Accusations From Dr. Earl Carter on Bishop Sheard of COGIC
Dr. Earl William Carter 7225 Hawksnest Blvd Orlando, Florida 32835
January 28, 2016 RE: FALSE ACCUSATIONS LEVIED AGAINST BISHOP JOHN H. SHEARD
Dear Dr. Earl William Carter:
We are members and leaders of Greater Mitchell Temple Church of God in Christ, Inc. and Michigan Southwest First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the pastorate and leadership of Bishop John Henry Sheard. After much prayer and contemplation, we felt burdened to share with you our sentiments about your recent attacks against our pastor and jurisdictional leader. It saddens us that we must occupy precious time writing to you under such troublesome circumstances, but we feel that we need to do so for the sake of God’s honor and in support of Bishop Sheard.
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