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Lesbian couple hired
to co-pastor D.C. church

Washington Times, by Bradford Richardson

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/9/2017 6:51:10 PM

A historic church in the heart of the nation’s capital has hired a married lesbian couple as co-pastors. Calvary Baptist Church in northwest D.C. announced the hiring of Sally Sarratt and Maria Swearingen on Jan. 8 during morning worship, where they were approved by the congregation. “We have found it so easy to fall in love with Calvary and its longstanding commitment to be a voice of justice and compassion for those who perpetually find the wholeness of their humanity disregarded and maligned,” the pastors said in a press release issued by the church. The progressive church severed its ties with the Southern

I never thought I would live to see things like this. Progressives a/k/a Communists destroy everything they touch.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/9/2017 6:57:42 PM     (No. 11101812)

Lessie Religion how special!
Maybe they need to read scripture!

Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/9/2017 6:58:55 PM     (No. 11101814)

Needless to say, I won´t be attending that church.




Reply 3 - Posted by: retiree, 1/9/2017 7:01:54 PM     (No. 11101822)

They are not preaching from the bible as it was written. They are choosing their own path and it won´t lead to salvation. They think because we are to love everybody we need to accept their beliefs. Not so! God has given us a free choice and we can accept salvation or condemnation.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Highlander, 1/9/2017 7:12:17 PM     (No. 11101842)

This is nothing but a consequence of apostasy. Everything goes on a downward spiral. That church is done and no use to God and His people.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/9/2017 7:20:19 PM     (No. 11101855)

Degenerate evil. Call it what you want, but this is NOT Biblical Christianity.

Reply 6 - Posted by: daisymay, 1/9/2017 7:21:03 PM     (No. 11101856)

Sounds like we have arrived at Sodom and Gomorrah! We have women running around half naked (think Kardashian, Mariah and most of the women at the Awards show last night if I saw the clips correctly), Homosexuals taking over the House of God, People getting stinking drunk in the Streets and LGBTQ..demanding we accept them as they want to be, not as God created them. The government is even willing to pay for them to change to the other Sex if they don´t like the one they were born. If that isn´t the world going to Hell in a Handbasket I don´t know what is! I´m 75 years old, I´ve never seen anything like it! Wasn´t there a Bible story about someone turning to Salt! Maybe we´re almost there!

Reply 7 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 1/9/2017 7:26:43 PM     (No. 11101866)

I´m pretty sure the founders of the "Calvary Baptist Church" are rolling to and fro in their graves.




Reply 8 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/9/2017 7:30:47 PM     (No. 11101871)


Reply 9 - Posted by: ONEPATRIOT, 1/9/2017 7:31:33 PM     (No. 11101872)

Ironic John the Baptist preached repentence from sin, must be missing from their version of scripture.

Reply 10 - Posted by: susieq1, 1/9/2017 7:39:00 PM     (No. 11101881)

Tell it like it is # 6. Agree with all and more.

Reply 11 - Posted by: LoneVoice, 1/9/2017 8:04:12 PM     (No. 11101911)

#6 I´m pretty sure Sodom and Gomorrah had nothing on our country or the perverted Western World in general

It´s like we´re just daring God to incinerate every major city in the Western World.

Reply 12 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 1/9/2017 8:09:27 PM     (No. 11101915)

This will probably the 0bamas church, while they´re living there.




Reply 13 - Posted by: tennman, 1/9/2017 8:16:28 PM     (No. 11101926)

John 14:6. They can call them whatever they want but they´re far from Christ. Will be really interesting when these "pastors" and their congregation answer for their life.

Reply 14 - Posted by: AGGW, 1/9/2017 9:31:02 PM     (No. 11102012)

No words.

Reply 15 - Posted by: Throwback, 1/9/2017 9:34:49 PM     (No. 11102018)

How is being an unrepentant lesbian Preacher any different that an unrepentant adulterer, drunkard, drug abuser, liar or thief Preacher?

We all have our sins, mine are no better than theirs and equal in the eyes of the Almighty. But how can you be a preacher without at least acknowledging your particular strain of sin and renouncing it?

Isn´t that part of salvation? Repentance of your ways? Going thy way and sinning no more?

How do you reconcile the attitude that the almighty must accept my ways?

More importantly, what is wrong with the sheep that would follow such a Shepard?

Reply 16 - Posted by: kono, 1/9/2017 10:31:16 PM     (No. 11102086)

"The progressive church severed its ties with the Southern Baptist Convention in 2012

Of course they did. If they didn´t, it was only a matter of time before they were ´invited´ to leave...

Reply 17 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 1/9/2017 11:22:25 PM     (No. 11102122)

The church building will be a museum or converted to condos in about 10 years.




Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/10/2017 12:46:12 AM     (No. 11102158)

You know, I am beginning to hate the word "progressive"

Reply 19 - Posted by: SQUIGGLE, 1/10/2017 2:44:22 AM     (No. 11102208)

What is wrong with these people?

Reply 20 - Posted by: gaeditor, 1/10/2017 3:10:06 AM     (No. 11102213)

I can´t imagine the counseling a heterosexual couple would receive at this church.....

Reply 21 - Posted by: PageTurner, 1/10/2017 3:25:10 AM     (No. 11102218)

Photo of the happy couple:


Reply 22 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 1/10/2017 11:08:47 AM     (No. 11102640)

Well, now they don´t have to lug that heavy Bible with them because they won´t be needing it. Calling God a liar ain´t real smart.



Reply 23 - Posted by: R Rogers, 1/10/2017 4:16:19 PM     (No. 11103031)

Religious freedom to me means if Calvary Baptist Church elects to be led by a lesbian couple they are free to do so. The righteousness of it is between them and God. If you love it go there if you don´t, don´t. How hard can it be? I am a 77 year old deeply conservative Christian man and I believe these things are for God to resolve. I don´t see why they make the National news. They didn´t cover my Church´s picnic.

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