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The Church is Not a Closet

texas tea party Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:37 AM
I'm really glad Rev. Martin Luther King didn't keep his religious beliefs inside the church walls and stop his peaceful protests regarding civil rights, OR all of the christian anti-slavery movements in the mid 19th century that were specifically motivated by their religious beliefs.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:02 AM
Or the founders of the vast majority of hospital and orphanages, whose religious beliefs were lived out to the benefit of millions.
rmccarthy Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 12:39 AM
Now there's a valid point, no matter what else anyone wants to be stupid about.

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?

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