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Old 19th May 2017, 11:16 AM   #1
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Small church pastor rips big time evangelist to shreds

An old high school classmate, who is now a minister shared this on facebook:
https://revolsen.com/2017/05/17/an-o...church-pastor/
It's an open letter from a small church paster to Franklin Graham, one of the big-time TV evangelists. This paragraph is just a sample.
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I have to say, though, that I was a little confused by your summons. Of all the things that worry me, loss of religious freedom for Christians in America isnít one of them. I canít say I have ever experienced anything in this country that could reasonably be called a restriction on my religious liberty, much less persecution. When you started talking about attacks on Christianity, I thought you might have been referring to the racially motivated slaying of pastors and lay people at Mother Emmanuel church in Charlotte some time back. Or I figured you were referring to the slaughter of Coptic Christians in Egypt this past Palm Sunday. Thatís what I call persecution. But having to pay a judgment for refusing to bake a cake for a same sex couple in violation of the law against discrimination? This you call persecution?
I recommend reading the entire letter.

I might have still believed in god if this guy was my pastor when I was young.
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Old 19th May 2017, 11:34 AM   #2
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I'm glad to read that letter. It's a refreshing antidote to the whiff of treason and brimstone I smell when I read or see Graham, Falwell, etc. talking.
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