A sign outside the St. John’s Anglican Church in Niagara Falls, Canada was spotted, captured, and posted on Reddit this past week. Since then, the photo has received over 1,000,000 hits. Why? Because this is what most of us want to see – love and acceptance for all. And to see the acceptance coming from a church, a Christian church – it is a beautiful thing.
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According to Niagara Falls Review, Lynne Marchant, St John’s Rector said,
“We have people in our congregation who are homosexual. We are an all-inclusive church, a family. No one cares what your sexuality is. Come on in, we don’t see any difference.”
Happily, this was not the first sign like this. Gosford Anglican Church in Australia posted a pro-gay/lgbt message a few weeks ago.
“Dear Christians, Some People Are Gay. Get Over It. Love, God”
It’s a good day, it is. Much of the media portrays all Christians to be anti-gay and that is simply untrue. Times and attitudes are changing. We know this – because we are finally seeing the signs…
More on the story: Niagara Falls Review (Photo: Ray Spiter)
|Leslie Salzillo is a pro-choice activist, Rush Limbaugh boycotter, political commentator and visual artist. She began contributing to Liberals Unite in June of 2013.|