For some reason this didn’t show up on my WordPress site. Here’s hoping it does now. From Sunday in case you missed it.
“If we’re being Honest…Sometimes it’s the “Church Folk” that run People away from the Church.” – Adam Hopkins
I’ve run away…and not because of Jesus.
Christian Zealotry masquerading as a man of the cloth was the trigger. Is Zealotry even a word? Must be, my spell check didn’t alert me otherwise. After being told I was on a slippery slope to hell due to my leftist leanings, the trigger took me back to a previous pig trail I followed. I’m guessing I am still following it. The path leads away from organized religion.
The original motivation for this occurred six years ago from a sermon I heard. I wrote about it then and have retitled and rewritten in the present. What I haven’t done is changed my beliefs. We “Church Folk” have done much to destroy the Christian Church.
My original was written in a time before Donald…
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Well said: “I am concerned about followers of reactionary American Christian Religions whose piety allows for racism, bigotry, and misogyny.
I fear zealots, especially those who wrap themselves in the United States’ flag calling it patriotism. A zealot by any other name is still a zealot whether it is religious or political. I fear those who have combined the two into one nationalistic ideology.”
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