Michele and Marcus Bachmann attended a church service at the Point of Grace Church in Waukee, Iowa on Sunday and watched this video of a so-called “ex-gay” man and former drug addict named Adam Hood. During the service, lead Pastor Jeff Mullen called homosexuality “immoral” and “unnatural.” The Bachmanns did not challenge the pastor nor did they leave early, in fact, they stayed after the sermon and chatted with Pastor Mullen.
Reading verses from the Bible to support his case, Mullen said, “We inherently know that homosexual behavior is immoral and unnatural.”
“God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness,” Mullen said, reading from the book of Romans.
Mullen’s sermon concluded with video testimonial from a man named Adam Hood, who claims to have been gay before experiencing a conversation with God. “I am so happy God has given me natural affection for a woman,” Hood said in the video, adding that his wife is nine months pregnant.
“We need to have compassion for people that are bound by that sin,” Hood added. “And it is a sin. Call a spade a spade.”
The Bachmanns remained in the church for the duration of the service, and afterward posed for a picture with Pastor Mullen and his family.
In an interview with NBC News, Mullen called his sermon on homosexuality “a bedrock, just a Biblical truth we’ve taught over the years.”
“It just so happens they were here today,” Mullen said of the Bachmanns. “And we were teaching on both marriage and homosexuality.”
The Bachmann campaign released this statement on Mullen’s sermon: “Michele was an invited guest, she always welcomes the opportunity to meet with parishioners.”
Below is Adam Hood’s companion video to the one the Bachmann’s saw Sunday, above.
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