John 3:16-17 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
Dearly Beloved: May God’s peace, love, understanding and mercy flow through you all.
Today is Sunday, June 12th, 2016 and it is a very sad day indeed. Let me offer my heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the Orlando, Florida nightclub massacre. My prayers are with you, the city of Orlando, the nation, the gay community and the family of the perpetrator. I condemn the actions of any persons, especially those claiming to be Christian, who spew hate on others based on their sexual preferences or for any reason. Let me be clear that, as a follower of Christ, I do not agree with or condone homosexuality. It goes against my Christian principles; however, I cannot judge any human being and I do not love people any less because of their lifestyle choices. They are still my fellow human beings.
The Bible is clear that ALL SOULS MATTER !
Mark 16:15 And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.”
He didn’t say preach only to heterosexuals. He didn’t say preach only to whites or people of color. He said preach to every living creature. (more…)