Small church votes racism in

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    Kentucky church votes to ban interracial couples - Yahoo! News

    As one can see most of the members refused to take part in the vote. However that does not actually relieve them of the decision. They made a decision to let a small core group decide for them.

    Of course the Church may lose its membership in the larger community.

    I notice the story does not mention the supposed justification for banning interracial couples except the former pastors " I don't believe in them" comment.
     
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    Here's why.

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    I am aware it was because of an interracial couple a white girl and black man. What is not said is the supposed justification for a Christian church barring a Christian or anyone else from attending.
     
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    They can attend, they just can't be members or participate in the ceremony. The woman was a life long member.

    I think it's racist as hell.
     
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    For a thousand years the church required infant baptism. When people began to doubt that an infant might burn in eternal hell fire the church dropped the requirement. The scripture is still there

    For thousands of years the church hunted down, tortured and burned witches at the stake. When people discovered that there is no such thing as a witch they shut up about it. The scripture is still there.

    For thousands of years the church tolerated and sometimes accomodated slavery. When the slaves were freed and civil rights laws were written they stopped mentioning it. The scripture is still there.

    For thousands of years the church condoned and preached about women being submissive to men. When women began to vote and show up in the workplace the church began to tone down it's rhetoric. The scripture is still there.

    For thousands of years the church condemned homosexuality but now some have not only accepted Gays into their congregations some Gays are pastoring or ministering chuches. The scripture is still there.


    After billions of hell fire and damnation sermons when many began to doubt a soul burning eternally, ordered by the loving, caring god as punishment for his own creatures.....the church has begun to distance itself from flames by saying all of it was errors in translation. The scripture is still there. Here are some examples:


    The man in Luke 16:24 cries: ". . .I am tormented in this FLAME."

    In Matthew 13:42, Jesus says: "And shall cast them into a FURNACE OF FIRE: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth."

    In Matthew 25:41, Jesus says: "Depart from me, ye cursed, into EVERLASTING FIRE,. . ."

    Revelation 20:15 says, " And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the LAKE OF FIRE."

    Daniel 3:6 Whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a" BLA ING FURNACE"

    Matthew 3:12 His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with UNQUENCHABLE FIRE."

    Matthew 13:50 and throw them into the FIERY FURNACE, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.


    Does anyone even concern themselves with "Why" any longer.......it's so obvious that their motivation is money that the nose on one's face is not plainer. I don't know why people don't reali e that with the church owning more real property in the world other than the governments themselves and that they continue to increase their wealth and holdings with each passing week..........TAX FREE..............they will continue to be as flexible as they need to...............PERIOD!

    In other words don't concern yourself.
     
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    many times a small church like this.....gives into a small group.....9 people were the majority....i dont think free will baptist churches are like this one the whole...but then again they do say the church hour is the most segregated hour in america
     
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    why does campbell continue to say there are no witches?
     
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    Buzz off. If you don't want to participate in religious discussions STAY OUT of the forum, pretty simple concept.
     
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    The Freewill organization is investigating, they do not appreciate the message this church is sending.
     
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    If it had been my church i would have been out of there immediately after they passed a "law" like this. I normally don't agree with Cammpbell EVER, but in a way he's right....the scriptures are still there. I'm Christian, but i don't belong to any church because any i've belonged to has done these things....they have their "man made" rules to go by. Years ago the Nazarene's were not allowed to go to dances, play cards, go to movies....today it's all fine to do. What happened to change this? Besides those rules were never stated in the Bible that God was against things like this, it was just something the church leaders had decided were "bad", then changed their minds.
     

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