Why Divorced, Straight Christians Should Kiss The LGBT Community

Right down the Line, Brother John…I have made similar arguments regarding various “lists” that are supposedly the “straight to hell” lists, with every item ignored or excused except for a quite probable mis-reading of language regarding homosexuality…

Constance, John does a clear-headed and straightforward job of confronting the naked hypocrisy and stone throwing that goes on weekly from pulpits…

…I can assure you that those pulpit stones have no less a destructive effect on hearts and lives than the real ones thrown 2000 years ago. You remember, right? The ones that Jesus refused to throw…

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If I had a dime for every preacher who stood on a pulpit or behind a radio station microphone or on a street corner and blasted gay people for “threatening the sanctity of Marriage”, I’d have a silo full of dimes.

That in itself isn’t really noteworthy, as the LGBT community has been the Christian poster child for deviant behavior for the past few decades; blamed for ruining everything from daytime TV, to the Army, to the Boy Scouts, to major weather patterns.

And while the gay marriage debate in America threatens to quite literally rip the Church in two, it’s interesting how loud many Christian pastors and pew-sitters are on one facet of this conversation, while how conspicuously silent they are on another.

In their defense of their position, many church leaders and members who oppose gay marriage, cite the supposed Scriptural mandate for the sacred union of a man and a woman. (Though a simple review

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