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Christians Would Rather be Friends Than Fighters

muckitup Wrote: Sep 01, 2012 2:23 PM
nawlins, homosexuality IS a mental health disorder which was removed from the DSM under duress in 1974. It's necessary to separate "homosexuals" from "gay activists". Gay activism is an agenda and homosexuals have lost their identity to this group. As evidenced by Clinton's same-sex law, if it were about homosexuals, the law would have been exclusive to homosexuals rather than blow the door wide open to all sexual deviants.These sexual deviants despise homosexuals and don't want to be identified as homosexual, a mental health disorder; hence, the name change to "gay". The first thing they did was to remove themselves from that disorder. I believe the APA has done homosexuals a grave disservice, not to mention mainstream America.

Are conservative Christians fighters by nature who thrive on the front lines of the culture wars? While there may be some of us who tend to be more confrontational, a recent incident suggests to me that most of us who identify as followers of Jesus are drawn to compassion more than conflict and are given to building friendships more than engaging in fights.

Last week, one of the pastors of my home congregation was informed by the police that there would be a gay protest outside of our church service on Sunday morning. A local gay website carried this announcement: “We...