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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill the Cat View Post
    No. Rob Bell wrote that book to excuse practicing homosexuals of their sin.
    Tell me more. My church wanted to be able to marry homosexuals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mossrose View Post
    I wouldn't trust anything Rob Bell writes.

    And if someone were teaching something that he wrote I would be gone.
    I understand that Bell lost 3,000 members of his church over this book, "Love Wins."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian3 View Post
    Tell me more. My church wanted to be able to marry homosexuals.
    maybe its time to find a new church. What denomination is it?

  4. Amen Cow Poke, mossrose, Bill the Cat, Cerebrum123 amen'd this post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian3 View Post
    Tell me more. My church wanted to be able to marry homosexuals.
    You need to find a different church.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian3 View Post
    Tell me more. My church wanted to be able to marry homosexuals.
    Our Methodist "guest pastor" sermon on the radio this past Sunday morning was the parable of the Good Samaritan, and how that was a lesson for us to be kinder and more accepting of the "LBGTQ-plus community". And that's how the guest pastor pronounced it numerous times - kinda slowing down and very clearly enunciating "L B G T Q Plus community". He explained that his 'sexual orientation' gave him greater insight into the scriptures than his colleagues.
    Every problem is the result of a previous solution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian3 View Post
    Tell me more. My church wanted to be able to marry homosexuals.
    While speaking at Grace Cathedral—an Episcopal church in San Francisco—he was directly asked about his stance on gay marriage and he offered the following response:

    “I am for marriage. I am for fidelity. I am for love, whether it’s a man and woman, a woman and a woman, a man and a man. I think the ship has sailed and I think the church needs — I think this is the world we are living in and we need to affirm people wherever they are.”


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill the Cat View Post
    While speaking at Grace Cathedral—an Episcopal church in San Francisco—he was directly asked about his stance on gay marriage and he offered the following response:

    “I am for marriage. I am for fidelity. I am for love, whether it’s a man and woman, a woman and a woman, a man and a man. I think the ship has sailed and I think the church needs — I think this is the world we are living in and we need to affirm people wherever they are.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    You have a herd? Of.... those green things with yellow wigs?
    I can't be in a herd, I'm in a flock.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    maybe its time to find a new church. What denomination is it?
    United Methodist.

    However, perhaps this particular church needs people like me to challenge what they preach!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Our Methodist "guest pastor" sermon on the radio this past Sunday morning was the parable of the Good Samaritan, and how that was a lesson for us to be kinder and more accepting of the "LBGTQ-plus community". And that's how the guest pastor pronounced it numerous times - kinda slowing down and very clearly enunciating "L B G T Q Plus community". He explained that his 'sexual orientation' gave him greater insight into the scriptures than his colleagues.
    Methodist again.

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