Could a pastor who encourages parents to punch effeminate boys be held accountable, in court, if followers take his advice? And what does it say that a man in his position is advocating violence against kids? Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and the Rev. Dr. Cindi Love weigh in.
The real story here is,This Pastor and many of his peers feel sexual orientation can be changed ... I was part of the ex gay movement for 7 years ... they beat me on the back while holding a trash can, trying to get me to cought up the demons of gay ... Needless to say, it did not change my sexual orientation ... I know many of there leaders and pastors and can testfiy that there teaching due great harm, While its been a long and hard road, today, I am married to a same gender person, have 3 children and yes, still have my faith !
IF ONLY... Anderson Cooper had expressed this same interest in Rev Wright's sermon's as this pastor's....
the world might be a better place right now. I just love how selective 'outrage' is for Anderson.
I know that pastor retracted what he said about the horrible disciplining of boys; some religs. go too far; are too strict. I believe in fair discipline, but not like that one at all.
The "good" pastor actually lied about what he said in his retraction.
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: I will have no part in any mentality that confuses cruelty with righteousness and calls kindness an abomination.
Since his sermon is titled "Vote for Marriage" and focuses on the upcoming NC referendum, shouldn't his church be at-risk of losing its tax-exempt status?
The Pastor not only has the right to preach – but what he did is stand up for what the word of God says on this topic. I'm a Pastor and I would make no apology for this.
This is why this country is going in the direction its facing... you cross the line that is not of the Lord – you become an enemy of the Lord.
Anti-gay sentiment is not an expression of religious freedom. It is a form of bigotry that must not be tolerated in any form. It's time to accept that science has won the argument on this. The world is no longer flat and the sun and stars no longer move around the earth. It's time to update another page in your 3000 year old book.
Stop telling lies. You are helping to destroy too many lives.
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