Monday, April 14, 2014

Homophobic Heaven

If Desmond Tutu
won't settle
for a homophobic heaven,
why should we settle
for a homophobic church?


Mitchell McClain said...

Wow, you have another thing coming to you.
I would say a large proportion of the church in the US is homophobic are they all going to hell?


Wow, you appear to have missed the point altogether.

Desmond Tutu is saying he does not believe in a homophobic God who sends people to hell for being gay. And so I'm saying if he won't settle for a homophobic hell, we shouldn't settle for a homophobic church.

Big. Difference.

Mitchell McClain said...

What will become of these homophobic Christians that have died or will die?

Is not the church part of the body of Christ?


Let me try this again.

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, ho·mo·pho·bi·a is:

"an extreme and irrational aversion to homosexuality and homosexual people"

What Desmond Tutu is saying is he doesn't believe there is homophobia in heaven. He believes God loves, welcomes and embraces homosexual people with as much delight as heterosexual people.

And my point is, if heaven isn't homophobic then our churches shouldn't be either.

And as far as what happens to homophobic Christians when they die my best guess is the same thing tha happens to all of us. They are received into the loving embrace of the God who created them.

Hope that helps.

Mitchell McClain said...

Will homophobic Christians be converted when they go to heaven?