To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

Now My biggest beef is people quoting the bible to rationalize their hate. Let me fill you in on something. There is a progression in the bible. God changes, a lot, from the begining to the end. Are there places where God lays down the law and is harsh and vengeful? Heck yes there are, but there are also places where God is kind compassionate and understanding. If you actually read the book you will notice that most(I said most not all) of reigning fire and brimstone is at the begining. Our begining. There is a period of trial and error between us and God. Where got is teaching us and learning himself how to deal with us. It’s like any parent child relationship. There are the baby and childhood years where we are testing the waters and figuring out what we can get away with and where God is setting boundries. Figuring out through trial and error what works best to teach us. I mean through out the Bible there is obvious growth in who God is. The God that flooded the earth and who killed all the first born of Egypt etc. Is a different person than the God who sent Jesus (God’s Son) to die for our sin. Jesus Christ saved and stood up for prostitutes, Destroyed a temple because they had bcome too self righteous and  more conserned with appearances and wealth, and righteousness that they no longer cared for the people. Sounds a little like some of those Christians out there claiming they have righteousness on their side. In the End Jesus didn’t seem too conserned with righteousness so why are we. He even said “Judge not lest ye be judged” and “Let he who is free of sin cast the first stone.” I’m sorry but in the 21st century it is neigh on impossible to be free of sin especially if you want to quote from the old testiment on what is considered a sin. Especially Leviticus. Are you wearing a poly blend? You deserve death. Did your wife or daughter or even mother come near you while on their period or god for bid leave the house? Death for them. Have you ever had a hair cut? Sorry dude but you are an abomination just like those gays.

We as a people have grown and changed over centuries. In behaviours in norms in understanding what is good for us and bad for us. I think God gets that. I think God understands us more. I think got is fine with Gays and gay marriages because… If God made us than he made Gay. God also gave us free will. That means we have a choice in weather we beleive in God, or in anything. We get to choose how we live our lives, What we do with our bodies, and how we chose to beleive and worship.

Now. Oh, Judgmental ones. What we are not given is the right to judge. So STOP it. Live and let live. Live your life acording to what you beleive and leave others to do the same. When laws are passed to uphold gay marriages and give gays rights. Or abortians remain legal and covered by insurance. It is not an attack on your faith. It is not taking anything away from you. It is however upholding God’s gift of free will. Let others make their choices. You are only in control of you. So be the best you know how to be. Be kind compassionate and caring. You know “Christian” comes from “Christ” and Christians are always touting the importence of living your life in a “Christ like way”. This is my stance and as long as I see billbords and lawn signs promoting hate through religion. As long as I keep getting e-mails about how I can still be saved if I “repent my gay enabling ways”. As long as Women’s Clinic’s that provide abortions, as well as other vital women’s health services, are under attack. I will not shut up about it. I will not stand idoly by while people I care about are hurt and made to feel less than human. You know why? Cause that is what Jesus would do.

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To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

Now My biggest beef is people quoting the bible to rationalize their hate. Let me fill you in on something. There is a progression in the bible. God changes, a lot, from the begining to the end. Are there places where God lays down the law and is harsh and vengeful? Heck yes there are, but there are also places where God is kind compassionate and understanding. If you actually read the book you will notice that most(I said most not all) of reigning fire and brimstone is at the begining. Our begining. There is a period of trial and error between us and God. Where got is teaching us and learning himself how to deal with us. It’s like any parent child relationship. There are the baby and childhood years where we are testing the waters and figuring out what we can get away with and where God is setting boundries. Figuring out through trial and error what works best to teach us. I mean through out the Bible there is obvious growth in who God is. The God that flooded the earth and who killed all the first born of Egypt etc. Is a different person than the God who sent Jesus (God’s Son) to die for our sin. Jesus Christ saved and stood up for prostitutes, Destroyed a temple because they had bcome too self righteous and  more conserned with appearances and wealth, and righteousness that they no longer cared for the people. Sounds a little like some of those Christians out there claiming they have righteousness on their side. In the End Jesus didn’t seem too conserned with righteousness so why are we. He even said “Judge not lest ye be judged” and “Let he who is free of sin cast the first stone.” I’m sorry but in the 21st century it is neigh on impossible to be free of sin especially if you want to quote from the old testiment on what is considered a sin. Especially Leviticus. Are you wearing a poly blend? You deserve death. Did your wife or daughter or even mother come near you while on their period or god for bid leave the house? Death for them. Have you ever had a hair cut? Sorry dude but you are an abomination just like those gays.

We as a people have grown and changed over centuries. In behaviours in norms in understanding what is good for us and bad for us. I think God gets that. I think God understands us more. I think got is fine with Gays and gay marriages because… If God made us than he made Gay. God also gave us free will. That means we have a choice in weather we beleive in God, or in anything. We get to choose how we live our lives, What we do with our bodies, and how we chose to beleive and worship.

Now. Oh, Judgmental ones. What we are not given is the right to judge. So STOP it. Live and let live. Live your life acording to what you beleive and leave others to do the same. When laws are passed to uphold gay marriages and give gays rights. Or abortians remain legal and covered by insurance. It is not an attack on your faith. It is not taking anything away from you. It is however upholding God’s gift of free will. Let others make their choices. You are only in control of you. So be the best you know how to be. Be kind compassionate and caring. You know “Christian” comes from “Christ” and Christians are always touting the importence of living your life in a “Christ like way”. This is my stance and as long as I see billbords and lawn signs promoting hate through religion. As long as I keep getting e-mails about how I can still be saved if I “repent my gay enabling ways”. As long as Women’s Clinic’s that provide abortions, as well as other vital women’s health services, are under attack. I will not shut up about it. I will not stand idoly by while people I care about are hurt and made to feel less than human. You know why? Cause that is what Jesus would do.

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Source: New feed

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Source: New feed

Source: New feed

To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

Now My biggest beef is people quoting the bible to rationalize their hate. Let me fill you in on something. There is a progression in the bible. God changes, a lot, from the begining to the end. Are there places where God lays down the law and is harsh and vengeful? Heck yes there are, but there are also places where God is kind compassionate and understanding. If you actually read the book you will notice that most(I said most not all) of reigning fire and brimstone is at the begining. Our begining. There is a period of trial and error between us and God. Where got is teaching us and learning himself how to deal with us. It’s like any parent child relationship. There are the baby and childhood years where we are testing the waters and figuring out what we can get away with and where God is setting boundries. Figuring out through trial and error what works best to teach us. I mean through out the Bible there is obvious growth in who God is. The God that flooded the earth and who killed all the first born of Egypt etc. Is a different person than the God who sent Jesus (God’s Son) to die for our sin. Jesus Christ saved and stood up for prostitutes, Destroyed a temple because they had bcome too self righteous and  more conserned with appearances and wealth, and righteousness that they no longer cared for the people. Sounds a little like some of those Christians out there claiming they have righteousness on their side. In the End Jesus didn’t seem too conserned with righteousness so why are we. He even said “Judge not lest ye be judged” and “Let he who is free of sin cast the first stone.” I’m sorry but in the 21st century it is neigh on impossible to be free of sin especially if you want to quote from the old testiment on what is considered a sin. Especially Leviticus. Are you wearing a poly blend? You deserve death. Did your wife or daughter or even mother come near you while on their period or god for bid leave the house? Death for them. Have you ever had a hair cut? Sorry dude but you are an abomination just like those gays.

We as a people have grown and changed over centuries. In behaviours in norms in understanding what is good for us and bad for us. I think God gets that. I think God understands us more. I think got is fine with Gays and gay marriages because… If God made us than he made Gay. God also gave us free will. That means we have a choice in weather we beleive in God, or in anything. We get to choose how we live our lives, What we do with our bodies, and how we chose to beleive and worship.

Now. Oh, Judgmental ones. What we are not given is the right to judge. So STOP it. Live and let live. Live your life acording to what you beleive and leave others to do the same. When laws are passed to uphold gay marriages and give gays rights. Or abortians remain legal and covered by insurance. It is not an attack on your faith. It is not taking anything away from you. It is however upholding God’s gift of free will. Let others make their choices. You are only in control of you. So be the best you know how to be. Be kind compassionate and caring. You know “Christian” comes from “Christ” and Christians are always touting the importence of living your life in a “Christ like way”. This is my stance and as long as I see billbords and lawn signs promoting hate through religion. As long as I keep getting e-mails about how I can still be saved if I “repent my gay enabling ways”. As long as Women’s Clinic’s that provide abortions, as well as other vital women’s health services, are under attack. I will not shut up about it. I will not stand idoly by while people I care about are hurt and made to feel less than human. You know why? Cause that is what Jesus would do.

Source: New feed

Source: New feed

Source: New feed

Source: New feed

To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

Now My biggest beef is people quoting the bible to rationalize their hate. Let me fill you in on something. There is a progression in the bible. God changes, a lot, from the begining to the end. Are there places where God lays down the law and is harsh and vengeful? Heck yes there are, but there are also places where God is kind compassionate and understanding. If you actually read the book you will notice that most(I said most not all) of reigning fire and brimstone is at the begining. Our begining. There is a period of trial and error between us and God. Where got is teaching us and learning himself how to deal with us. It’s like any parent child relationship. There are the baby and childhood years where we are testing the waters and figuring out what we can get away with and where God is setting boundries. Figuring out through trial and error what works best to teach us. I mean through out the Bible there is obvious growth in who God is. The God that flooded the earth and who killed all the first born of Egypt etc. Is a different person than the God who sent Jesus (God’s Son) to die for our sin. Jesus Christ saved and stood up for prostitutes, Destroyed a temple because they had bcome too self righteous and  more conserned with appearances and wealth, and righteousness that they no longer cared for the people. Sounds a little like some of those Christians out there claiming they have righteousness on their side. In the End Jesus didn’t seem too conserned with righteousness so why are we. He even said “Judge not lest ye be judged” and “Let he who is free of sin cast the first stone.” I’m sorry but in the 21st century it is neigh on impossible to be free of sin especially if you want to quote from the old testiment on what is considered a sin. Especially Leviticus. Are you wearing a poly blend? You deserve death. Did your wife or daughter or even mother come near you while on their period or god for bid leave the house? Death for them. Have you ever had a hair cut? Sorry dude but you are an abomination just like those gays.

We as a people have grown and changed over centuries. In behaviours in norms in understanding what is good for us and bad for us. I think God gets that. I think God understands us more. I think got is fine with Gays and gay marriages because… If God made us than he made Gay. God also gave us free will. That means we have a choice in weather we beleive in God, or in anything. We get to choose how we live our lives, What we do with our bodies, and how we chose to beleive and worship.

Now. Oh, Judgmental ones. What we are not given is the right to judge. So STOP it. Live and let live. Live your life acording to what you beleive and leave others to do the same. When laws are passed to uphold gay marriages and give gays rights. Or abortians remain legal and covered by insurance. It is not an attack on your faith. It is not taking anything away from you. It is however upholding God’s gift of free will. Let others make their choices. You are only in control of you. So be the best you know how to be. Be kind compassionate and caring. You know “Christian” comes from “Christ” and Christians are always touting the importence of living your life in a “Christ like way”. This is my stance and as long as I see billbords and lawn signs promoting hate through religion. As long as I keep getting e-mails about how I can still be saved if I “repent my gay enabling ways”. As long as Women’s Clinic’s that provide abortions, as well as other vital women’s health services, are under attack. I will not shut up about it. I will not stand idoly by while people I care about are hurt and made to feel less than human. You know why? Cause that is what Jesus would do.

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Source: New feed

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To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

Now My biggest beef is people quoting the bible to rationalize their hate. Let me fill you in on something. There is a progression in the bible. God changes, a lot, from the begining to the end. Are there places where God lays down the law and is harsh and vengeful? Heck yes there are, but there are also places where God is kind compassionate and understanding. If you actually read the book you will notice that most(I said most not all) of reigning fire and brimstone is at the begining. Our begining. There is a period of trial and error between us and God. Where got is teaching us and learning himself how to deal with us. It’s like any parent child relationship. There are the baby and childhood years where we are testing the waters and figuring out what we can get away with and where God is setting boundries. Figuring out through trial and error what works best to teach us. I mean through out the Bible there is obvious growth in who God is. The God that flooded the earth and who killed all the first born of Egypt etc. Is a different person than the God who sent Jesus (God’s Son) to die for our sin. Jesus Christ saved and stood up for prostitutes, Destroyed a temple because they had bcome too self righteous and  more conserned with appearances and wealth, and righteousness that they no longer cared for the people. Sounds a little like some of those Christians out there claiming they have righteousness on their side. In the End Jesus didn’t seem too conserned with righteousness so why are we. He even said “Judge not lest ye be judged” and “Let he who is free of sin cast the first stone.” I’m sorry but in the 21st century it is neigh on impossible to be free of sin especially if you want to quote from the old testiment on what is considered a sin. Especially Leviticus. Are you wearing a poly blend? You deserve death. Did your wife or daughter or even mother come near you while on their period or god for bid leave the house? Death for them. Have you ever had a hair cut? Sorry dude but you are an abomination just like those gays.

We as a people have grown and changed over centuries. In behaviours in norms in understanding what is good for us and bad for us. I think God gets that. I think God understands us more. I think got is fine with Gays and gay marriages because… If God made us than he made Gay. God also gave us free will. That means we have a choice in weather we beleive in God, or in anything. We get to choose how we live our lives, What we do with our bodies, and how we chose to beleive and worship.

Now. Oh, Judgmental ones. What we are not given is the right to judge. So STOP it. Live and let live. Live your life acording to what you beleive and leave others to do the same. When laws are passed to uphold gay marriages and give gays rights. Or abortians remain legal and covered by insurance. It is not an attack on your faith. It is not taking anything away from you. It is however upholding God’s gift of free will. Let others make their choices. You are only in control of you. So be the best you know how to be. Be kind compassionate and caring. You know “Christian” comes from “Christ” and Christians are always touting the importence of living your life in a “Christ like way”. This is my stance and as long as I see billbords and lawn signs promoting hate through religion. As long as I keep getting e-mails about how I can still be saved if I “repent my gay enabling ways”. As long as Women’s Clinic’s that provide abortions, as well as other vital women’s health services, are under attack. I will not shut up about it. I will not stand idoly by while people I care about are hurt and made to feel less than human. You know why? Cause that is what Jesus would do.

Source: New feed

Source: New feed

To All who use the bible as a reason to spread hate, intollerence, bigotry, and fear.

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buddy christ

So I grew up Christian. My parents were raised Catholic. They met a Grace bible college. My Father is an ex-reverend. I spent most of my childhood in church be it for chior, bible study, Awana clubs, or sunday school. I have actually read the whole bible cover to cover not just studied excerpts that fit what I chose to adhere to. I still see myself as Christian, but I don’t go to church anymore. There are too many who use their faith to make themselves feel superior. That is not what religion, in any form, should be about. Your faith or relationship with God, doesn’t make you any better or worse than anyone else. Your relationship with god should be just that. Not an excuse to judge or look down on others.

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