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The Church is Not a Closet

goldilocks Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 2:07 PM
Then why do many hide there?
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 2:09 PM
Most people are sick...Jesus came to heal, not to condemn.
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 2:49 PM
And the church comes to condemn and not to heal.
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 3:01 PM
Jesus had much criticism of the religious.

There are many people today who despise conservative religious beliefs, but they are quick to say, “We don’t want to restrict your religious freedoms in any way. Just keep your beliefs in the church.” What they fail to realize is that the church is not a closet, and it is our private beliefs that fuel our public acts. Shouldn’t it be this way?

President Obama claims that it was conversations he had with his daughters, coupled with his interpretation of the teaching of Jesus, that caused him to take a public stand for same-sex marriage last May. Did his supporters...