Let the church and congregants who are without sins like divorce and adultery and cheating on taxes and God-only-knows what kind of conduct and behavior behind closed doors at home throw stones and exclude this young and faithful couple providing a loving home to beautiful children.
Lord in your mercy, forgive your church–the biblical “body of Christ,” for hurting and excluding people based on sexual orientation. Forgive us all who profess to be Christians for falling so short of the glory of the one person who ever lived without sin. Amen.
by Candice Czubernat
I hold the church personally responsible for any LGBTQ person who walks away from God and Christianity. Every week, I get emails from individuals all across the country who are full of desire to be a part of a church. They want to go on the church-wide mission trip, join the choir, serve in the youth group and attend a small group. These are people who long to serve God, connect with other Christians and be a part of a wider community.
Sounds pretty good, right?
Here’s the heartbreaking part: they write me because the church won’t let them do those things and they don’t know what to do.
Their church has found out they are LGBTQ and because of this are no longer welcome to join in these church activities they long to be a part of. The worst are the emails I get are from young…
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