Saturday, June 20, 2020
Kansas City Faith Blogger Stands Up For LGBT Community During Pride Month
From this town's foremost writer on faith and morals . . . Here's an apropos argument for equality amid this month of scaled back celebration . . .
Fath Matters Blog: A chance for anti-LGBTQ+ Christians to repent
"The Bible, as I argue in this essay, should not be used as a weapon against LGBTQ+ people. If you're using the Bible to oppress people, you're getting it all wrong. The Bible, after all, has essentially nothing to say about what today we are beginning to understand about sexual orientation. Well, nothing except for the command to love others, no matter who, where or when.
"But throughout much of its history, the Christian church universal has behaved shamefully in this matter by relying on misinterpretations of scripture to justify bigotry and exclusion. That has to stop. Now."
You decide . . .