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Carrie Underwood Betrays Her Christian Faith
The Christian Diarist ^ | June 11, 2012 | JP

Posted on 06/11/2012 5:35:30 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I’ve always thought well of Carrie Underwood, the season four winner of “American Idol.” I even have her praise and worship song, “Jesus Take the Wheel,” on my Ipod.

Alas, “the country Christian gal from Oklahoma,” as E!Online described her, has gone Hollywood on us.

In an interview with The Independent, a British tabloid, Underwood declared her support for same-sex marriage.

“As I married person myself,” she said, “I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can’t imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love.”

Well, Carrie, does that apply to Erin Sayer, the 35-year-old Brooklyn high school teacher who had a love jones for a 16-year-old student she tutored?

Or how about Valerie Darger, who fell in love with husband Joe, who already happened to be married to her twin sister Vicki and yet another wife, Alina?

And what of the 24-year-old daughter of former Columbia University professor David Epstein who loved to make love to daddy?

Do they have the right to love, and love publicly, the people they want to love?

I think not.

What I find most disturbing about Underwood’s comment is that, like President Obama last month, she attributes her twisted thinking on same-sex marriage to her professed Christian faith.

“Above all,” she said, “God wanted us to love others. It’s not about setting rules, or [saying] ‘everyone has to be like me’. No. We’re all different. That’s what makes us special. We have to love each other get on with each other. It’s not up to me to judge anybody.”

That doesn’t sound to me like the Gospel, but like some new age Hollywood mumbo-jumbo.

Sure, we’re to love others. But we’re also to hate sin. And the Bible clearly states that carnal love between persons of the same sex is a sin.

Carrie Underwood and her ungodly friends in Hollywood Babylon can muster whatever dubious arguments they want in support of same-sex marriage.

But that will never make it right in the eyes of God.


TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: carrieunderwood; christian; hollywood; homosexualagenda; samesexmarriage
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To: pangaea6
get off the fricking fence and make a decision!! You remind me of Clinton, “it depends on what the meaning if is, is.” Are you an “independent” can't make a decision on what you believe.
51 posted on 06/11/2012 7:16:11 PM PDT by fish hawk (Religion: Man's attempt to gain salvation or the approbation of God by his own works)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Rats. Carrie is from the right state, from the right Indian tribe, from a really good town, and the best football team (Boomer Sooner!). But I’m done with her.


52 posted on 06/11/2012 7:32:08 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Talisker; CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Pathetic examples - Carrie didn’t support pedophilia, polygamy or incest. To drag these into her support of same-sex marriage is to openly declare you don’t have a strong enough argument against same-sex marriage for it to stand on its own.


Are we supposed to pick and choose which sexual sins are acceptable?

Paul said we should “expel the immoral brother.” Later, when the man repented he said to reconcile with him and welcome him back.


53 posted on 06/11/2012 7:37:52 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Mr Rogers

Every church is gay friendly, since gay is a sin like any other, and since none of us are worthy . . .

This narrative about ‘gay friendly’ and ‘not gay friendly’ churches is idiotic.

My church is full of sinners and hypocrites. It’s the way God intended it.

The issue is churches rewriting the Bible such that gay isn’t a sin, when it is.


54 posted on 06/11/2012 7:45:41 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: napscoordinator
>> I read her answer and the first part is fine but I don’t agree with her on this ONE TOPIC. Not enough by a mile for her fans to drop her <<

If Carrie Underwood were a professed atheist and said she supported gay marriage, then fine, that's her opinion and I don't agree with it, but she has a right to freedom of speech. The problem is she's claiming to be a "devout Christian" who supports gay marriage. That's false advertising. Gay marriage is not compatable with the bible or traditional Christianity. She may sincerely think that she "follows Jesus" (Muslims think they do too, he's a prophet in their religion) but she is not practicing traditional Christianity. If her church is a real Christian church, then her minister would object to her position and she would be violating church teachings.

55 posted on 06/11/2012 7:48:46 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: RinaseaofDs

Allow me another angle. There is nothing in the Scripture about “gay” or “gaiety” being a sin! Once you accept the euphemism for whatever, pederasty in this, or abortion in another case, you’ve thrown a white flag. There is no discussion. Of course gaiety is welcome in all churches! And is there anything in the Bible forbidding “choice”?


56 posted on 06/11/2012 7:50:28 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

A friend of mine who is a flight attendant, said that Carrie was on one of her flights, recently. I was very disappointed to learn that my friend said Carrie was extremely rude and quite “stuck on herself”. Too bad.


57 posted on 06/11/2012 7:59:39 PM PDT by MasonGal
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

You had no faith to lose and you know it.

Bob Dylan song, Positively Fourth Street. 1960’s.

Blessings, bobo


58 posted on 06/11/2012 8:02:15 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: Revolting cat!

I’m not sure I understood where you are coming from in your approach. When a man lays with man as he would with woman, that is an abomination before God. This is in the Bible. The translation from the Greek for the word ‘abomination’ gets a little watered down as it moves to English.

In the NT, Jesus describes in detail precisely what marriage is. Man and woman becoming one flesh.

There is precisely zero in Scripture to support homosexuality. There is zero biologically to support homosexuality as ‘natural’. In point of fact, it is a complete inversion of the Divine Intent. A mockery of the Divine Intent.

If there were a stronger word in English for ‘abomination’, that would be the one we would use. ‘anathema’, perhaps.

Murder, rape, stealing a pack of gum, and sucking a live baby out of a woman’s uterus are all sins. They all keep you out of Heaven.


59 posted on 06/11/2012 8:04:21 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: RinaseaofDs
I’m not sure I understood where you are coming from in your approach

Here it is then. We completely agree on the issue, so there is no discussion. What I am saying is that whoever controls the language, controls the debate. When you use the word-euphemism "gay" instead of naming the activity by its proper name, you have in my view lost the debate right at the start if only because who would be against "gaiety"? The same goes for using "choice" for abortion. I believe this is a major issue in this culture war.

60 posted on 06/11/2012 8:09:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Ah! Yes, precisely. I don’t use the term gay - it’s all homosexuality. Funny how the entire meme of sex-selective abortion came up, it went away just as quickly.


61 posted on 06/11/2012 8:13:27 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

No wurries ... we’re all friends here ....


62 posted on 06/11/2012 8:21:47 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: Mr Rogers
For once I'd love to see some celebrity asked this question respond with, “Hey, I'm a singer/actor/songwriter/director/etc., what I'm good at I do but my views about this subject don't amount to a hill of beans and it doesn't really matter what I think.”. Then just leave it at that. Why do so many of these celebrities think anybody cares about what they think - outside of the Homosexual lobby? And why do they let themselves get trapped into giving an answer they MUST know will upset people?
63 posted on 06/11/2012 9:38:53 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Anyone in show business who needs their hair fixed and their wardrobe selected is probably pressured to do just what she’s done.....OR ELSE.


64 posted on 06/11/2012 9:47:32 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: who knows what evil?

Yep


65 posted on 06/12/2012 2:18:20 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: SkyDancer
Got it! I guess we will see if she uses her celebrity to push this ideology and agenda. As far as a “philosophy” being promoted, isnt that one of the benefits of celebrity? I mean, she is a singer/song writer, her “philosophy” is bound to come through. Remember, she didnt have to comment either way. She could just...shut up and sing.
66 posted on 06/12/2012 5:50:27 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: pangaea6

You noticed that too? I didn’t see her supporting gay marriage in her answer. I don’t support the gay agenda at all or gay marriage. I do support individual rights of all people as given by God. I can also understand that it is upsetting to people to be told they cannot have something they feel they are entitled to. Doesn’t mean I support giving it to them just because they want it.


67 posted on 06/12/2012 6:06:23 AM PDT by CityCenter
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

This sounds like an artful non-answer to me. She just vaguely talked about how we’re all different and how love is great. Hardly a “betrayal” or endorsement of anything.


68 posted on 06/12/2012 6:09:33 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: turn_to; aimhigh; CHRISTIAN DIARIST
I'm sure if we took a bunch of Christians and put them in a room, they could all find things that they disagree with in regards to each others faith. Do we really have to spend our lives running around and chastising people who aren’t ‘Christian enough like me’?

I'm sure if we took a bunch of public-school trained "multi-culturalists" and conservative relativists and put them in a room, they could all find things that they disagree with in regards to each others worldviews. Do we really have to spend our lives running around and chastising people who aren’t ‘tolerant enough like me’?

There.

With the proper bold-faced insertions, fixed it!

So, which do you qualify as, turn_to? The relativist or the public-school trained "Multi-culturalist" who perhaps leans post-modernist?

69 posted on 06/12/2012 8:25:39 AM PDT by Colofornian (Mom when I grow up, I want 2B like Ike. Mom when I grow up, I want 2B a god from Kolob like Mitt.)
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To: pangaea6; fish hawk; CityCenter; Rashputin
Did she actually say she was for gay marriage or just kind of wiggle around it with her wording of the answer? She didn’t come out and say I support gay marriage did she?

Well...if the subject was polygamy...and Carrie Underwood said in regard to a polygamist: “As I married person myself,” she said, “I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to marry. I can’t imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love.” ...“Above all,” she said, “God wanted us to love others. It’s not about setting rules, or [saying] ‘everyone has to be like me’. No. We’re all different. That’s what makes us special. We have to love each other get on with each other. It’s not up to me to judge anybody.”

I think that would be quite clear that Carrie was promoting polygamy.

And, as a matter of fact, her statements were sooooo open-ended, that they actually DO wind up embracing ALL kinds of illicit relationships: Polygamy, polyandry, bigamy, affairs, etc.

70 posted on 06/12/2012 8:40:56 AM PDT by Colofornian (Mom when I grow up, I want 2B like Ike. Mom when I grow up, I want 2B a god from Kolob like Mitt.)
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To: All

Eric Cartman Christian

(for those in rio linda, the southpark character, eric, decides to become a christian singer rock star for profit. He says whatever it takes to simulate faith in order to make money)


71 posted on 06/12/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Rashputin

Carrie Underwood is categorically NOT a Christian artist. She is an artist, who, like many others, professes to be a Christian.

Her music is almost entirely secular.

She is a pop star of the country persuasion.


72 posted on 06/12/2012 10:29:19 AM PDT by dmz
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To: Colofornian

So glad I don’t depend on Underwood as my moral compass. :-)


73 posted on 06/12/2012 11:40:47 AM PDT by CityCenter
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To: dmz
"Carrie Underwood is categorically NOT a Christian artist. She is an artist, who, like many others, professes to be a Christian."

Oh, well, then your entertainment dollars aren't going to a hypocrite, they're going to a hypocrite. That makes all the difference in the world. Like going to Disney World, just not going to Disney World during 'gay pride' week.

Well let the games begin, and hope they have a good stand-up comic to be the MC who tells jokes while they drag out the corpses after the executions and between matches.

Like I've said before, when people are taught that each individual should interpret Scripture for themselves you can be sure they won't interpret it in any way that comes between them and making a buck.

74 posted on 06/12/2012 1:12:41 PM PDT by Rashputin (Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

It is depressing to see how easy it has been to brainwash young people into believing that disgusting practices should be sanctioned by society. In my mind, there are few things more disgusting than homosexual practices.
As Mark Levin asks, how does society satisfy the BIsexuals? I thought that Utah had to disavow polygamy to become a state. Bob


75 posted on 06/12/2012 1:37:39 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("You were trying to chisel a perfect truth When the instrument broke in your hand." Al Stewart)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Not a fan of pop music or Carrie Underwood but this is a disappointment. If Underwood hadn’t used her alleged ‘Christianity’ to justify her approval of same-sex marriage it wouldn’t be so frustrating. Either she is incredibly uninformed on what the bible teaches (quite likely) or a fraud using her ‘Christianity’ as a ploy to gain fans. I assume it’s the former. Still, a disappointment.


76 posted on 06/12/2012 3:25:33 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: JSDude1

Does she know that few homosexuals even want marriage? And the few that do, will get divorced at a faster clip than ordinary couples.


77 posted on 06/12/2012 8:00:26 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Jim Scott

She is a naif who knows only what passes in front of her gaze. Gay couples do not SEEM to be different than others, she thinks, and therefore, what they do is OK.


78 posted on 06/12/2012 8:02:39 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
If you believe in Gay Marriage, you have to believe in Polygamy.

If you believe in Gay Marriage and Polygamy, you have to believe in Incestuous Marriage.

It's an all or nothing proposition. As the Mare Sarah Jessica Parker recently said, “Obama is the guy who says you should be able to Marry anyone you want”.

Liberals have no sense of commitment. A prime example is Chaz Bono. She wants to be Man, but she still hasn't turned her “inny” into an “outie”. Until she does, she is just a blind Pirates Dream on Hormones.

79 posted on 06/12/2012 8:17:40 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The only good Zombie is a dead Zombie, oh wait...)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Carrie should be mindful of what happened to the Dixie Chicks when their left-wing politics alienated their traditional conservative fan base.

You mean like the Chicks, Carrie might have to resign herself to only earning 200 times what the average American earns, instead of 700 times as much? Somehow, I think poor Carrie will survive even if she goes the way of the Dixie Chicks. The so-called ruination of which is a pet peeve of mine since it's completely fabricated. While idiots celebrated a victory of principal, the chicks just continued to get richer and richer.

Really, it's amazing how stupid we can be when it comes to these topics. There is psychology that I honestly can't name at work, where some poor working stiff who earns a median wage feels qualified to call a man failure because he went from being the CEO from the #1 ranked Fortune 500 company to the 499th, even though both positions are light years ahead of what he himself will ever achieve.

80 posted on 06/13/2012 1:29:17 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Melas

It’s not about how much the Chicks earn. It’s that they permanently alienated their preponderantly conservative Christian fan base.

As the Lord, Himself, warned: “What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?”

That applies to the Chicks, to Carrie Underwood and to anyone else - rich or poor, famous or not - who sacrifices her or his Christian values on the altar of political correctness.


81 posted on 06/13/2012 8:49:30 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: Mr Rogers

I didn’t read the article or the US magazine headline. It looks like she does support it, especially if she hasn’t denounced that big bold headline. Sounds like she was trying to tip toe to protect her career. So much for my kids listening to her or using her as any kind of role model.


82 posted on 06/13/2012 7:45:08 PM PDT by pangaea6
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