Ben A. Sharpton

Denomination: United Methodist Church (UMC)

Ben A. Sharpton is a writer and United Methodist lay person who lives in Charlotte, NC. and writes about controversial issues to entertain and challenge people to think. His first novel, 7 Sanctuaries, chronicles life in the South during the '60s. The 3rd Option is available at Amazon, Apple's iBookstore, Barnes and Noble, Belle Isle Books and the author's website,


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Ben Sharpton: What If...?

Saturday June 07, 2014
It all started in Sunday School… I was a member of a really great Sunday School class called 'Open View' in our church in Georgia. Our charter was to focus on real issues faced by adults these days and to try to understand all of the perspectives around those issues. We never shied away from controversy.