The Prop 8 Backlash

The offensive against defenders of marriage is getting nasty.

Churches are under increasing attack (also see my previous post) and there is an active blacklist of individuals who supported California’s Proposition 8.

In the meantime, a Connecticut judge has just legalized homosexual marriage in that state.

This current ugliness is from a small number of radicals, but they aim to pull our entire culture in their direction, complete with legislation and judicial enforcement. We are seeing the tip of the iceberg. Christians must stand strong and be prepared to endure for the long term.

We are not yet at a point of any systematic persecution of Christian belief, but it is always good to remember Christ’s words.

“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven.” (Matthew 5:10-11)

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About LukeChandler

Luke holds an M.A. in Ancient and Classical History and has been an adjunct professor at Florida College in Temple Terrace, Florida. Luke and his wife Melanie have five children. He serves as a minister in English and Spanish with the North Terrace Church of Christ and participates annually in archaeological excavations in Israel. Luke also leads tours to Europe and the Bible Lands.
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