Pastor Jomo K. Johnson penned his new tome Call Tyrone: Why Black Women Should Remain Single Or… in response to what he witnessed within his North Philadelphia flock
Single black women are abundant in his church, in a reflection of the larger urban neighborhood in which his congregation resides. The minister believes that previous books have addressed this widespread problem, but have failed to tackle the issue from the deeply religious perspective. Call Tyrone aims to change that.
“I know that African-American women make up such a large number of the African-American church, and they’re not finding how to hold relationships, how to hold husbands. I feel like there’s a real strong need for the subject to be spoken about, from a pastoral standpoint, “People have talked about it from a social standpoint, but I think it’s important […] to address it from a Christian pastoral standpoint.”” Johnson an interview with The Christian Post.