By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
LifeWay Research released an interesting study last week (see story). The headline of the story sums it up well: “Christians Face Intolerance; Complain.”
Maybe, for once, Christians have a right to complain.
For years we have accepted the lie that Christians are intolerant. Some individual Christians are. I won’t dispute that, but for the most part, Christians have been too tolerant and that is why our world is in the mess it is in today.
If Christians were as intolerant as those on the liberal left maintain, we wouldn’t be debating today which restrooms boys and girls use in public schools.
In Tennessee, there is a possibility that biological boys can go to the girls’ restroom if he claims that he identifies himself as a girl. The bill was still in committee as of press day on Monday and there was a possibility it might not get out of that committee to go to the House and Senate for a full vote. On top of that, even if it passes both legislative bodies, there is a possibility Gov. Bill Haslam will veto the bill. [Read more…]