I found more real joy and freedom when I left the Church. That all took place at 25.
A former youth pastor, Steven Luke, takes to YouTube to explain how and why he decided to come out gay. Luke explains how he spent many years preaching to “thousands” of people at conferences, praying for people on the street corner, and watching “drug addicts” turn their lives around. He explains how he saw a lot of “good things” in his former faith, like feeding the hungry and what-not.
Typical social-justicy type faux Christianity. All that stuff, he’s cool with, he says,
It’s when we get into, like, the details of doctrine, of oh that’s a sin, that’s a sin, this is a sin, that’s not a sin, okay this is a sin when you do it this way, that I just think it’s all nonsense and bull***t. A lot of things we preach about Heaven and Hell, a lot of things we preach about demons and the devil, that’s all intimidation tactics.
Typical of those who call evil good and good evil, Luke attempts to justify his sin by questioning the Word of God and calling it fake. Little does Luke know, he’s going to be face to face with God one day and unless he repents and believes the gospel, he’s going to hear those frightening words,
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’Matthew 7:21-23