Watch This Southern Baptist Deacon Publicly Announce He Accepts His Gay Son (Video)
April 8, 2014

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

A Southern Baptist deacon has, after a struggle to reconcile his faith with decency, finally come to terms with the fact that his son is gay. “I have to admit,” he said to a crowd of gay men and supporters, “five years ago I would never be standing here. You have to realize something–and please don’t throw anything–that I am a Deacon in a Southern Baptist church and I love Jesus. And I’ve had a lot to struggle with over the last five years.”

The speech, obviously difficult and emotional, is the result of his realization that Christianity is not an excuse for hate. “Over the last five years I...

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