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Phil Robertson's GQ Article

It's been an interesting day reading all the comments, blogs, posts, arguments, picture captions and petitions today regarding the GQ interview with Phil Robertson. Some of them have been interesting, but for the most part, they have been down right disappointing.

You can't help but notice the gigantic chasm between the gay community and the Church. Like most dysfunctional relationships, each group has attempted to paint a black and white picture of the (seemingly) high level of animosity between the two. From (some) of the church's perspective, the LGBT community is hell bent of destroying all of society, and ushering in an era of evil the world has never seen. What I find strange about this, is that if the Church is founded on the Holy Spirit, and has lived for two thousand years in almost every cultural context imaginable, I don't think we have anything to worry about. Furthermore, if you do a little bit of history on the Church, you realize that is has struggled al…