Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:12 AM

A Sign of the Times

Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:12 AM
Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:12 AM

It is illegal in Britain and it looks as if America is headed there. Here are some quotes from an article by Todd Starnes.

The head of Miami-Dade County Public Schools wants to evict a Southern Baptist church that rents space in one of their buildings because of the congregation’s opposition to homosexuality.

Pastor Hakimian said he and his congregation have been unfairly labeled as bigots. He said they are facing eviction from their space simply because he preached that homosexuality is a sin. “It’s about a message that homosexuality is a sin that God wants to redeem as all other sins,” he told Fox News.

The church pays nearly $1,500 a month to rent the high school facility and said “as taxpayers we have the right to assemble in public spaces.” “I never thought I would be penalized for teaching on Christian marriage and sexual ethics from the Bible – the very bible that presidents swear on,” he said.

Impact Miami is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. SBC President Fred Luter told Fox News that the controversy is a “sign of the times.” “We’re living in a day and time when people are calling wrong right and they’re calling right wrong,” Luter said. “Any time a man of God stands up for the Words of God, I think we should expect opposition – simply because of the fact that God’s ways are not man’s ways. (By Todd Starnes)

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