posted on Apr, 12 2008 @ 05:45 PM
Westboro "Baptist" is not a church any more than the KKK is a Christian organisation.
True churches proclaim God's love and mercy toward all people, whatever their orientation. While those who decide to follow Christ are called to
abstain from all forms of immoral behaviour, whatever their orientation, their past is forgiven and gone. That is the teaching of the Bible, which is
the basis of a true church. God accepts us, then renews us, then changes us.
I unreservedly apologise that there are people calling themselves Christians who proclaim hatred. They only serve to reinforce the misconception that
the Bible, the Gospel or God Himself are somehow against a particular section of society. Christ was known as the 'friend of sinners'. That is what
He was, and that is what He is. A FRIEND, not an enemy. And we're all sinners, including the people standing out there, who just don't seem to get
You may not agree with the Christian view, but don't confuse it with Westboro!
It's inevitable that these people, who dishonour the Good News of God's love, invite ridicule on themselves.