Pastor Under Investigation for 'Homophobic' Language
Youâre at home, enjoying a summery Saturday afternoon with the bees and nasturtiums on the patio, when the doorbell intrudes. Youâre greeted by an impeccably courteous, fresh-faced police officer from the Norfolk Constabulary â âDedicated to this neighbourhoodâ, according to their website â and heâs come to speak to you because thereâs been a complaint.
Not, you understand, about the troubling number of burglaries, rising car thefts, incidences of property vandalism or madhouse music accompanying balmy barbeques. No, someone has reported you for sending them two gospel tracts by email, one entitled âChrist Can Cure â Good News for Gaysâ; and the other âJesus Christ â the Saviour we all needâ. Some people might have simply deleted them both and directed all further correspondence from you to âspamâ, but these people got offended. Very offended. The allegation against you is that of âhomophobic...
So, the pastor is misoqueers? Now isn't that interesting. wouldn't have any use for him if he was anything else!
1 Corinthians 6
9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, 10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.---NASB