Fantastic post Kathy – there is a war being waged in America against religious freedom under the guise of “tolerance”. But the truth is, by their supposed demand for her to give service to a gay wedding, they are in fact being intolerant of her religious beliefs.
I have said many times before and I will say it again. The gay rights lobby think this is just another social issue, and eventually Christians will just “get over this”. But what they do not realize is, Christians in past centuries have died for their faith, do you think they are not willing to do less and loose their business for their faith?
On the other side of this, we as Christians, especially those Christians who have been blessed financially or with political power need to take a stronger stand, we need to stand unashamedly behind people like this woman.
I’ve wanted to write about Barronelle Stutzman’s faith, and her grace under pressure, for weeks. I kept praying that her predicament would resolve itself. I hoped that the “powers-that-be”, in the State of Washington, would finally come to their senses and realize that Barronelle lives in America – the land of the free, especially the land of the religiously free!
But, that was not to be. Instead, they’ve proved themselves to be no better than the pagans of ancient Rome, heartlessly tossing Christians to the lions in the Colosseum to appease their twisted priorities. And, to make matters much worse, unlike the Romans, most of these modern-day persecutors of Christians, are Christians themselves!
On February 19, 2015, while Barronelle was peacefully sleeping in Richland, Washington, she would suddenly awaken to find that her flower shop had been moved…
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