Yesterday The Good Men Project published a second article I wrote for them. It’s an important subject if you’re a Christian. At first glance it may look like the article is about the Transgender bathroom issue, but that’s only a surface level issue. The real topic behind the article is fear and how we, as Christians, should approach it. Thanks for reading and as always, healthy dialogue is always welcome.
A Christian Dad Sounds Off on the Lies About Transgender People and Restrooms
If you had to explain it to someone from another country, what would you tell them appears to be the biggest issues facing our country? Our economy? The millions of people who live in poverty? Our hard broken justice system? The fact that a crazy misogynist has grabbed the GOP nomination essentially unchallenged? Nope, nope, nope and nope. Oddly, you would likely be closer if you said our biggest issue, especially within the conservative Christian camp, is whether a person should be able to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. Realistically this has been a point of contention and debate in one form or another for quite a few years, with instances like bakers refusing to make cakes for same gender weddings, the push to legalize same gender marriage, local government officials refusing to execute their civic duty when it comes to issuing said marriage licenses and a myriad of other rights that members of the LGBTQ community are working toward gaining. And in all that, Christians have been some of the loudest voices of opposition.
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