Lately, having been around my incredibly Christian family more, and being forced to attend anything relating to Jesus, I've noticed that many Christians seem to be very preoccupied with the wickedness of the world. However, the things they find wicked... aren't even that wicked, or not wicked AT ALL. That's just my opinion.
I attend a southern baptist church with a population of maybe twenty people when there's free food offered. Every Sunday, the elders of the church (which is the majority of the church) will say a prayer for America and sometimes even start bawling like they just lost a child.
Here are the "Sins" they cry over:
1.)Obama. That's right. He's a sin. Let God impeach him.
2.)Liberals. How dare they want equal policies for everyone.
3.)Homosexuality. It's no different than having an addiction to lying or stealing, according to my family.
4.)Atheism, or simply not being a Christian. Recently, I listened to one of my teachers at school talk about how she wasn't sure what atheists believed. Lack of belief in the only God, the Christian God, is incomprehensible to her.
5.)Gender equality. Just yesterday, my mom told me that I really shouldn't be a politician because my job is to have babies.
6.)The supposed War on Christmas. Apparently, everyone has to celebrate things a certain way. I get scolded for saying Happy Holidays. Which I say out of respect to anyone who may not celebrate Christmas.
7.)Not forcing public prayer. This one really gets me heated. Everyone must pray to a certain God, even if they perceive him as imaginary.
8.)Promiscuous girls. Double standards and an important thing to most Christians, and are clearly seen in the bible.
9.)Not eating meat. This one is a weird one, but since apparently God gave us authority or the animals, we have to eat them.
10.)Skepticism. The biggest sin of them all. Science/reason/questioning is the work of Satan.
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