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Dear Perry Noble, You think you're being "progressive" and "tolerant," but you're really just being ignorant and judgmental. Noble's most recent blog post sought to clarify a statement he had made in a previous post. I think he made things worse. The world would change in an unbelievable way if the church would attack the issue of obesity as relentlessly as it attacks the issue of homosexuality! (It would also be way more relevant to the church!)  --Perry Noble First, let's stipulate that Noble is right about how the Evangelical church treats gay people in general. I agree with him that while homosexuality is against God's design, many Christians are unduly fixated on this particular sin and the objects of their disapproval are often met with hate, not love. The next level of his argument is where it falls apart - and frankly, where his pharisaical pseudo-righteousness in this case can actually hurt people. Yes, Perry Noble used to be obese. He used to be unfit. and he … [Read More...]

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