So, it's Sunday and I'm home channel surfing. I landed on KQED. The show was dubed a California Documentary. So, I was interested. It was about Lonnie Frisbie. I had never heard of him. Turns out he was a hippie turned Christian who was piviatal in the growth of the Vineyard Church. He was also a closet or not no closet at times homosexual. Apparently his work in the growth of the Vineyard has been down played or erased because of his sexual orientation. I wondered if you had heard of him.
This weekend is Gay Pride weekend in San Francisco. The significance that Gay Pride is celebrated the weekend before 4th of July is not lost on me. We all long for freedom when we feel trapped. We also forget that with freedom comes it's friend, responsibility.
I'll be the first to admit that since my babtism I have fallen away from going to church and walking with Jesus. I decided that "it" really wasn't for me. I became turned off by the notion that the only way to God was through Jesus. Is that what we are to believe? I guess now that I am baptized I am now a hypocrite since I do not walk the walk. Prior to baptism I could walk through my life guilt free. Now I get to wonder about my sins. Is the wonder and/or concern simply Jesus calling?
According to the documentary I just watched the church is really concerned with our sexual sins. If that's the case, then I guess I'll be burning in hell. Ha! All joking aside, I wonder what your thoughts are on the passing of gay marriage in our state. I'm finding that I have a problem with it, which is causing a problem for me. I have always considered myself a open minded Liberal. But, I take issue with the idea that homosexuals can legally marry in our state. I read an article that the state was changing the marriage form from Bride and Groom to Party A and Party B because Bride and Groom suggests woman and man. That pisses me off. When I marry, I want it to be known that I am a woman about to marry a man.
I'm not really sure where I'm going with all this (so many topics in one email), but the documentary touched a cord. Thoughts?