1 Question for People Who Won’t Wave the Rainbow Flag

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A few days ago, Kevin DeYoung asked 40 Question For Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags. Because I’ve been waving my rainbow flag for the past 5 years, I thought about responding, but the truth is, others have done a fantastic job of that already.

Here’s the thing. I’m out of patience for this. DeYoung asks his 40 questions, but they all boil down to the same thing. Prove that you’re right. Prove that God is on your side. Prove that you deserve what I already have.

I’m tired of it. I’m tired of the assumption that my gay friends are the ones who need to be answering questions. I’m tired of the assumption that they need to justify their faith to those who fancy themselves the gatekeepers of Christianity. I’m tired of the woe are we attitude from those who have been a part of movements to bar LGBTQ people…

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One thought on “1 Question for People Who Won’t Wave the Rainbow Flag

  1. I read the original 40 questions yesterday and this was pretty much my reaction too. Whatevs. I decided a long time ago that I didn’t need to have all the answers to those questions because God does a pretty good job and doesn’t need my help judging anyone.

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