The First Amendment V. The First Commandment

I love this essay. I believe that we should live our neighbor as we love ourselves. I am a Christian with a daughter who is gay. I love her and she should have every right to love a child and be a wonderful mother. She is an American with every right of every American. Finally, a Christian point of view that is truly “Christian “

Consider Faith: A Blog on Christian Social Justice

“I have the right to do anything,” you say–but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”–but not everything is constructive.”

1 Corinthians 10:23

On Monday my Social Media was abuzz with opinions regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cake Shop Vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. I would say that the opinions of my friends, much like that of the country was a clean partisan split. Interestingly I found that those friends who I can label as self proscribed “Christians” were the most outwardly happy with the Courts ruling. This is not all that surprising, however, it does raise an issue that I think Christians should think about in greater depth.

Some quick background on the case: A Christian baker in Colorado was asked by a gay couple to make a wedding cake for their upcoming ceremony. The baker declined and explained to the couple…

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