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No, Being Gay (Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender) is Not a Sin

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com Being gay is not a sin. Neither is being lesbian, bisexual, or Transgender. The Bible never claims that it is. Christians should stop saying it. It’s the most reckless, wasteful, irresponsible misuse of religion; the most dangerous kind of stereotyping and license to discriminate—and it’s killing ...

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Christians demand that Facebook create a cross reaction emoji

Christians are demanding Facebook add a cross alongside the temporary Pride emoji. Though some people have been particularly happy about Facebook introducing a rainbow flag emoji in celebration of Pride month, others aren’t so much. And it would seem that some Christians feel left out because they don’t have an ...

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3 Reasons “Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin” Is An Abomination

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com Love the sinner, hate the sin. Rarely in history has there been a greater mischaracterization of the heart of Jesus or a more egregious bastardization of the Bible than these six words. The damage that LTSHTS has done in the lives of billions of people and ...

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John Pavlovitz: Thoughts On The Gay Community, Humanity, And Why I’m Not An LGBT Ally

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com A year or so ago this blog post, about how I’d respond if I learned that my children were gay totally blew up, allowing me an almost instant audience with millions of people from around the world. My words weren’t revolutionary and they weren’t very different ...

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John Pavlovitz: THE TRUE STORY OF TODAY IN AMERICA

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com We all have stories we like to tell ourselves; narratives we create to frame the world around us. Those stories often help cushion the blows and soften the impact when things around us are too frightening, too disorienting, too difficult for our minds to deal with. ...

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Why The Devil Probably Didn’t Cause Your Flat Tire

Originally published on johnpavlovitz.com Sometimes words are windows. You happen upon them and they immediately show you something that you weren’t expecting to see. This week, one such window came in the form of a casual friend’s status update. He’s a Christian who relayed with great joy how he had ...

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THE JOURNAL: What Is It About Sex?

One of the many reasons I admire my friend, Eketi Ette, is because she is exactly the kind of Christian I’d like to be when I grow up. Outspoken, assertive, unencumbered by the many bylaws most of today’s Christians appear to be laboring under, and she pushes the boundary just ...

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Five Things Christians Should Admit About The Bible

This write-up was originally published on johnpavlovitz.com, penned by an American pastor, John Pavlovitz. The piece has a striking message in it, and after I was done reading it, I just HAD to share. Read and let us know your thoughts. * The Bible. Christians talk about it all the ...

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