All God was asking me to do was love people in my life who I already loved and who already loved me. Maybe that's all God ever asks of anybody.
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Imagine my excitement when I ogled these words: "In unprecedented move, network of 900+ bypasses denomination's ban to reach out directly to LGBT people."
Refuting the conviction that homosexuality and Christianity are incompatible, I am collecting stories wherein LGBT Christians testify about their own experiences reconciling identity with faith.
There's Christianity, which is supposed to be founded on the unconditional love of God, breaking and tearing apart a heart. Shredding someone's sense of worth. Devastating her confidence.
The bottom line on the whole gay/Christianity issue is that, in an astonishingly short period of time, we have reached Ye Oldyee Tipping Poiynte.
A little while ago someone wrote to ask me why I'm so interested in the "gay issue." I replied that my primary interest isn't in "the gay issue." My primary interest is in the abuse of power.
It's time to realize that when it comes to men loving men and women loving women, straight people have nothing -- nothing -- to fear but fear itself.
I've recently been invited to a couple of gay weddings. So -- what with being Christian and all -- I asked myself the famous question, "What would Jesus do?"
Christians don't at all mind love between two men. Christians really mind sexual love between two men.
When you tell a gay person to "resist" being gay, what you are really telling them -- what you really mean -- is for them to be celibate. What you are actually saying is that you want them to condemn themselves to a life devoid of love.
Virtually all other behaviors Christians typically consider sinful can be readily understood as objectively and clearly wrong without any reference to the Bible.
How can any Christian take what Paul said about homosexuality literally, and at the same time ignore or seriously waffle on what Jesus Christ said about money?
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