Saturday, July 29, 2006

Disowning Conservative Politics Is Costly for Pastor

Finally, a pastor who doesn't tickle the ears of his flock. From the NY Times--

“America wasn’t founded as a theocracy,” he said. “America was founded by people trying to escape theocracies. Never in history have we had a Christian theocracy where it wasn’t bloody and barbaric. That’s why our Constitution wisely put in a separation of church and state.

“I am sorry to tell you,” he continued, “that America is not the light of the world and the hope of the world. The light of the world and the hope of the world is Jesus Christ.”

Mr. Boyd lambasted the “hypocrisy and pettiness” of Christians who focus on “sexual issues” like homosexuality, abortion or Janet Jackson’s breast-revealing performance at the Super Bowl halftime show. He said Christians these days were constantly outraged about sex and perceived violations of their rights to display their faith in public. read the full story. . .

2 Comments:

Blogger Kenyananalyst said...

great piece. i jst linked to it.

10:31 AM  
Blogger Kenyananalyst said...

great piece. i jst linked to it.

10:32 AM  

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