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January 27, 2013

The J-Word Part 2

Filed under: New Testament, Popular Culture — Karen @ 11:35 pm

Just because you didn’t get what you want doesn’t mean that you are “persecuted”. It means you can’t have everything. Robert Cargill

I was outraged when I heard that Louie Giglio had withdrawn his acceptance to deliver the benediction at the Presidential inauguration after protest from pro-homosexual groups. In his letter to the White House, Giglio stated that “Neither I, nor our team, feel it best serves the core message and goals we are seeking to accomplish to be in a fight on an issue not of our choosing, thus I respectfully withdraw my acceptance of the President’s invitation.”

Is another evangelical going to back down from participation in the public arena? Did anti-Christian bigots succeed in silencing even an apolitical pastor like Giglio? Should we get used to the idea that we are second class citizens in this “Christian nation” in which we live?

Yes. Yes. And yes.
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