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“Gay Sin” Survey Reveals We’re Playing God on Moral Questions

matt261 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 3:09 PM
Well, honestly, it is quite unlikely I'll pick up a Bible any time soon. Anyway, as to what you say above, no, you do not have to "condone" or "participate" in that with which you disagree. But, you do have to recognize that gay people exist all around you--it's how we all treat each other that matters.

I’m always on the hunt for positive news, there being such consistent media focus on the bad stuff. Most days, headlines essentially read, “Handbasket full; hell in sight.”

So a recent headline caught my eye because of its positive tone: “Survey: Big drop in those who say being gay’s a sin.” According to Lifeway Research, a division of Lifeway Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention, significantly fewer Americans defined homosexual behavior as sinful in 2012 than in 2011.

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“A November 2012 survey of adults in the United States found 37 percent affirm a belief that homosexual...