1) The job of a Christian minister is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is not to make public stands on politics. My father was a pastor and I can tell you from that experience (and common sense) that their goal is to unite people under to bring them to Christ. Anything that interferes with that goal must be set aside.
2) This story is full of references to councils and bishops and votes and all that jazz. I am certain about only a few matters of organized religion, but one of those things is that these bureaucratic entities are not of G-d. Who is it that thinks He needs Man’s organizational whiz-bang here on earth? The Christian G-d cares for individuals, not clubs.
3) If these “ministers”–and I use that word for its apparent definition, not for its true meaning–want to be political leaders and social workers, they should put their fancy robes and pointy hats on ebay and either run for office or volunteer at the free clinic (either of which would be better for mankind than the self-important dumbshow they’re up to just now).
4) And Christians wonder why so many people dislike organized religion. It is because of men and women like these.
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