By Theodore N. Brossoie
I am a Christian minister, and I am troubled over the vote for a mandate to prohibit same-sex marriages in North Carolina. The vote to pass the mandate was almost a 3-to-2 margin. What possessed Christians to vote for such a mandate?
Where is it in their gospel of “Good News” that compels a vote against people who were born with an attraction to the same sex humans? Many years ago, I met our Lord Jesus Christ in a conversion experience that resulted in his leading me from being an engineer to becoming a Presbyterian minister.
Never has my Lord urged me to condemn Christians whose sexual orientation is to find union with a same-sex Christian. So who or what is leading so many North Carolina Christians to prohibit unions between Christians with same-sex orientations?
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Brossoie, of Rocky Mount, is a retired Presbyterian minister.