Winston-Salem, North Carolina’s Green Street United Methodist is an LGBT-supporting house of worship, which yesterday was visited by a young boy screaming, gays are “worthy of death,” and gay people and their supporters are “going to hell.”
The child in apparently what was not an April Fool’s joke, screamed outside the church for at least the eight minutes this video shows, heinous attacks, like, “the Bible talks about the homosexuals, they’re worthy of death — but not only them that do it, but them that approve of it. They’re worthy of death, and you people approve of that. That’s why you”re going to hell without jesus Christ.”
The child adds, “it’s time to stop sinning and get right with God,” and tells church-goers exiting they must “quit approving the gay people.” He also accuses them, yelling, “you love your sin and you hate God.”
There’s a male adult to the boy’s left in some of the frames. At one point he says, “Nolan back up. Preach.” Later, at about the 7:43 mark, you can see him holding a sign that appears to read, “Homosexuals are nothing more than fuel for the flames of hell.”
At about the 2:00 minute mark an older woman coming out of the church, apparently trying to show the child the real meaning of Christianity, asks, “May I give you a hug?”
The video clses with the young boy saying, “this is true love, when somebody wants to save your spuld from a burning lake of fire, that is true love.”
The church itself was the subject of a Fox News article last month, when it was reported they “will stop performing marriages until United Methodist pastors are allowed to officiate weddings for same-sex couples in the Tar Heel state:
The Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem made the announcement on its Facebook page on Friday and held a press conference on Sunday detailing its plan. The Rev. Kelly Carpenter told FoxNews.com on Monday that his 400-member congregation and its 18-member Leadership Council have long considered the move.
“Many people in our church have been very active about marriage equality in North Carolina, so we’re not new to talking about this issue,” Carpenter said. “So over the past year, this statement has developed, and not only to the state of North Carolina, but also to the United Methodist Church in regards to the injustice of not being able to conduct same-sex weddings.”
Hat tip: Jeremy Hooper at Good As You
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