Skip to comments.Dan Cathy And The Silence Of Many Churches
Posted on 08/15/2012 5:06:00 AM PDT by rhema
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Who are you to judge another man's servant?
Every pastor I know was passionately engaged with their own flock with these issues and events; cooperating with colleagues across denominational lines, and encouraging the CFA Support Day at every turn.
Several local ministers who know Dan Cathy personally called him and prayed with him... and continued to pray after the phone conversation.
Priests, rectors, and ministers serve God in the pulpits and lead prayer groups; they do not stage press conferences--that is not their calling, and the press will not inquire.
These leaders fight this very spiritual war on their knees--according to the Word, and with many tears and pleadings.... in a place where only God sees...
You should reconsider your criticism.
Jesus provides the example of how best to engage sinners. He stopped the Pharisees from unjust, brutal treatment of the woman caught in the act of adultery, and then He told her, "Neither do I condemn you. Go and sin no more."
And there are many pastors who should read and heed Bob Russell's blog because they are running from the battle; many are also in churches (ELCA, Episcopalian, et al.) that have capitulated to the world.
Actually many churches brought buses full of people to CFA on Aug. 1.
Sadly my own Catholic Church did choose to remain in a neutral corner.
If for the sake of their itching ears this generation must go, then let them go. But the church must remain true to her calling.
Liberal ministers have 'grown'.
Grown past God. Grown past the Bible. THEY are the new standard - THEY have replaced God's wisdom with THEIR wisdom.
Liberalism is the new religion... What is God compared to THEM? God calls for marriage to be between one man and one woman. Liberal minister laugh - God's such an idiot. Marriage should be between ANY and all groups that want their union sanction - Two women? sure. Six men and one woman? Why not? One woman and 500 potential 'immigrants'... hey, if it works for them... The only thing thing the 'Church of Liberal Elites' preaches is that we must accept all things liberal...
“But to set the record straight, we like to focus our righteous indignation towards the gay community, when within the churchs ourselves, we are sick. We become intolerant towards them, while qe tolerate that many other sins that we continue to pursue.”
That doesn’t describe any church I’ve been in. Homosexuality is a sin. In most churches I’ve been part of, it is almost never mentioned because there is no debate about it.Same with adultery - everyone in the church already knows it is wrong, so why bother preaching on it?
However, I don’t have adulterers claiming their behavior is admirable. I don’t have thieves boasting of their thefts and claiming I should respect them for it. But I DO have homosexuals running around DEMANDING my admiration - and they are NOT going to get it.
For 5000 years, “homosexual marriage” was unimaginable. Suddenly, the homosexuals are out of the closet and assaulting Christians in the streets and workplace, demanding we admire their perversion or else. THAT is why there is a fight about it. When a cop can be disciplined for eating a Chick-Fil-A sandwich in front of a couple of lesbian officers, our society has gone insane.
“59 percent of young adults with a Christian background have left the church is because they perceive the church to be too exclusive, particularly regarding their LGBT friends. Eight million twenty-somethings have left the church, and this is one reason why.”
The “Christians” you mention are not Christians. They are tolerating and accepting what God has condemned. The church is not weakened when it loses members who defy God’s revelation.
You are the earths salt. But if the salt should become tasteless, what can make it salt again? It is completely useless and can only be thrown out of doors and stamped under foot. - Jesus
What awaits for many of them is not a pretty picture. There is a reason they are so supportive of health care, because they need it to mitigate the negative health effects.
How do you wake the person up out of all the denial that they have been building up for years and years and years and years saying its ok for it to be like this?
I am happy to say our pastor in central Florida mentioned the assault on the constitution and freedom the week of the CFA thing. Then at the end of the sermon he said “every one of you should be at the chick Fil-A Wednesday night.” We were already planning to go and we did.
We are ready to lay down our arms.
We are ready to stop waging war and start washing feet.
And if we cannot find that sort of peace within the Church, I fear we will look for it elsewhere.
The purpose of hate crimes is to silence Christian and other opposition to Leftist ideas. They serve no other purpose.
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