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Last week I read about a youth leader who had a student who thought she might be a lesbian. I read volumes of material everyday and I can't recall the last time I was led to write to anyone about anything. Live and let live. If I don't like something, I delete it. I don't like to argue over strongly held opinions. I have enough work on my plate as it is and I don't need to involve myself in someone else's article, blog or story. They are not going to convince me and I'm not going to convince them. But I HAD comment about this youth pastor. Not only do I believe she was doing her student a disservice, I believe she was doing the Church a disservice. I am not publishing her original article because it is much too long and I don't want to identify her or her church. My response to her will give you a good idea of what she had to say. I am publishing my response now because in the future what I've written will be a "hate crime" and I want
The following article is a paraphrase of A Word on Citizenship by Heidi Swander, from Olive Tree Ministries. Her article so closely matched my heart on this issue that I couldn’t improve on her words. This is only edited for space. Al Menconi, President www.AlMenconi.com . We Shouldn’t Forget Our Citizenship! When the sins of Israel became so abhorrent to God He told the prophet Jeremiah to stop praying for Israel, " Therefore do not pray for this people, nor lift up a cry or prayer for them, nor make intercession to Me; for I will not hear you" (Jer. 7:16). Could it be America has become this abhorrent to Almighty God? We cannot know the mind of God, but Romans 1:18-32 shows a series of judgments that God will bring to a society that forsakes Him. A glance at your favorite news source these days will confirm that our country is well down this path of destruction. We are not only in moral decline, but headed toward political, financial, and social ruin.