Christians Don’t Hate Homosexuals

A Pilgrim's Friend

stop-using-the-word-hate-1Another youth pastor and I were talking today about a recent article from Stand to Reason entitled The Myth of Hatewhich I linked to on the most recent Saturday Post. In talking with him about it, I was reminded of how important of a piece it was and would like to offer an excerpt from the heart of the article for your edification.

Alan Shlemon writes…

The most common misconception about Christians and homosexuality is that Christians hate homosexuals. Though there are some things Christians have done to contribute to this impression, it’s largely untrue.

I can honestly say I don’t hate or feel animosity towards people who identify as gay or lesbian. Keep in mind that I’m, allegedly, one of those right-wing fundamentalist fanatics who say homosexual sex is sin. I travel around the country teaching about the Christian worldview and often address the topic of homosexuality…

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