How many young children have to kill themselves before the message becomes clear: You don’t have to physically abuse children to make them feel worthless and suicidal. Christians often say they “love the sinner but hate the sin” but their words (and votes) rarely match up with their rhetoric.
The video below, produced by FaithandEquality, highlights some of the awful language pastors use when talking about homosexuality. It’s disturbing to me and I’ve seen all those clips before. Whether it’s talking about how to abuse your gay children or wishing for the day all gay people will die out, it’s a stark reminder that “God’s love” is something we’re all better off without: