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Chris Broussard Is Biblical. Faithful America Is Not Faithful To God's Word.

Lord, come quickly!
Isaiah 5:20 (ESV) Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

2 Timothy 3:1-5 (ESV) 1
But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. 2For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, 4treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 5having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

2 Timothy 4:2-5 (ESV) 2
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. 3For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, 4and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. 5As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Apparently, a so-called "Christian Group" (according to the news report that I saw) is calling for the suspension of ESPN The Magazine writer, Chris Broussard, after Broussard told an interviewer that gay NBA player, Jason Collins, can't be a Christian because of his sexual orientation.



Here's the thing. Broussard is absolutely correct. He's 100% Biblical not just in stating that truth, but in the ENTIRE commentary he gave on national television that's getting so much attention.

You cannot identify yourself as being "gay" or a "homosexual" and still call yourself a "Christian" because it doesn't work that way with sin.

Otherwise, we should identify people as "Christian Adulterers," "Christian Fornicators," "Christian Liars," and "Christian Murderers" to name a few examples of absurdity.

But why stop there? Why not "Christian Atheists," "Christian Agnostics," "Christian Buddhists," "Christian Hindus," "Christian Muslims," "Christian New Agers," "Christian Scientologists," and "Christian Satanists" too?

Do you see how ridiculous that would be? Do you now see how ridiculous this is? So then let's just stop with the politically-correct games we're playing and knock it off already.

I mean, if we're really concerned with what's in a name, then I think we need to acknowledge that the so-called "Christian" organization that made news headlines here today that's called "Faithful America" is anything but faithful to God's Word, and therefore, they should not be associated with a "Christian" label of any kind from this point forward. Like many Liberal Christians today who are more concerned with pleasing man than pleasing God, they willfully choose to ignore a ton of Scripture that makes this an open-and-shut case.

So, let such a group remain being known as "Faithful America" because they're certainly faithful to the political arena and its philosophies of man a heck of a lot more than they are to the Alpha and the Omega and His truth for man.

The most ironic aspect of this entire story? The group's motto is "Love thy neighbor. No exceptions." Fascinating, isn't it? I guess that motto applies to any all kinds of people from various walks of life...unless that person is a Christian...and then they will do EVERYTHING in their power to destroy that person's career by getting them fired for expressing their views, or for expressing the very truth a "Christian" organization should champion as "ambassadors" for Him in this fallen world (2 Corinthians 5:20).

At the end of the day, Chris Broussard is Biblical. Faithful America is not faithful to God's Word.

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