about me

Kevin Bussey (aka k-dawg)
Lead Pastor
Charlotte, NC, USA

Samford University: B.S. Public Administration, 1985
University of Alabama at Birmingham: M.A. Education, 1988

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: MDivBL, 1995

Married to:
Cassandra (6-25-88)


quote of the week

"Pastor I don't like your plans" Bisagno, "what are your plans." man, "I don't have any." Bisagno, "I like my plans better than yours." .

Dr. John R. Bisagno:

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kiki cherry
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tim sweatman
jason sampler
mark mansheim
adam feldman
scott freeman
wes kenny
alan cross
john stickley
bowden mcelroy
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jamie wootten
nate goodwin
paul littleton
jeff richard young
J. A. Gillmartin
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phillips lynn
micah fries
preachin jesus
morris chapman
tim sweetman
kevin lancaster
jeremy roberts
al mohler
ronnie floyd
david rogers
sbc bloggers
greg pouncey
jason burns
howie luvzus
gary lamb
angela davis
neil elmore
jason shepherd
monday morning insight
wayne cordeiro
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favorite links

my parents ministry
starbucks gossip
the ooze
willowcreek association
purpose driven
northpoint community church
springs church
albert pujols
shaun alexander
john maxwell
element 2
dale jarrett
bama magazine
bible gateway
biblical studies foundation

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listening [to]

building 429: rise

chris tomlin: live from austin music hall

various: music inspired by the chronicles of narnia

fusebox: once again

passion: How Great Is Our God

storyside:b : everything and more

delirious?: the mission bell

hillsong united: look to you


Thursday, June 01, 2006

Why do they get a pass?

Fred Phelps and the Westboro church crew definitely are hateful people. But the Jesus Metropolitan Community Church of Indianapolis, IN is misusing the Bible too! The $55,000 campaign by the church asks: Would Jesus discriminate? And it comes while Indiana lawmakers are being asked to prohibit same-sex couples from adopting children. Read the story here. Some of what they say is true:
"Do you know someone who is homosexual? Would you give your life for that person? Jesus did," the church's ad says.
I agree! But the Bible says homosexual behavior is a sin. We don't have special interest groups for Adulterers. We don't have special rights for those who are gluttons. We don't give special rights to liars. If I were a minority, I would be appalled at these people. Their first newspaper ad was run Sunday, a day when nearly 300,000 people were in town for the Indianapolis 500. In a Sunday edition of The Star showed a group of Klansmen around a burning cross with a headline,
"Remember a time when a symbol of love was used as a symbol of hate?" The subtext: "The Bible shouldn't be misused to justify discrimination against any group, including gay people."
Excuse me, if I were an African American, I would be outraged! If you say something about it you are called a homophobe. Jesus loves everyone, but He didn't die so we can excuse sin--any sin!

posted by Kevin Bussey at 6/01/2006 11:58:00 PM


Blogger jgf said...

Jesus loved the sinner while hating the sin. We follow his example.

6/02/2006 01:52:00 AM  
Blogger Jamie Wootten said...

People who say things like that about Jesus do not know the Jesus of the Bible. We can't make Him into what we want Him to be.

The sad thing is how many people (lost & saved)who don't know the Bible start buying into that junk. Yet another reason why we must be faithful to "preach the word!"

6/02/2006 08:53:00 AM  

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