Is that they are 1) theologically fairly ill informed. And 2), they are so fixated on whatever their latest fad cause is that they lose all sense of perspective and so curved in on themselves that they are robbed of any sense of humor.
They need to lighten up a bit. Maybe then people wouldn’t find them and their pet cause du jour so repulsive.
Talk about your fake news- Ivanka is the queen of it (since this isn’t an actual Chinese proverb)… PS- nice trolling, NPR-
If you can’t negotiate within the confines of your marriage, you certainly can’t negotiate anything that matters. If you are inept enough to destroy something you vowed to preserve till death do you part, you shouldn’t be trusted to negotiate anything.
Then Ignatius [Perknowsky] inquired, “Dear Doctor, is fornication also a sin if I don’t take another man’s wife but an unattached wench, as long as I am myself free too?” The doctor [Martin Luther] replied by citing Paul, “Neither the immoral [… nor adulterers … will inherit the kingdom of God, I Cor. 6:9].” “Paul,” he added, “made no distinction between fornication and adultery. I can’t make a law for you. I simply point to the Scriptures. There it is written. Read it for yourself. I don’t know what more I can do.” — Martin Luther
No Christian would, or could, wear such a blasphemous abomination.
If you don’t know the several things wrong with this, leave that emergent church you attend and get to one where the Pastor is a theologian and not a business major.