Former Fox News host Glenn Beck has created a very lucrative new home at his “The Blaze” online network. Yesterday, speaking about a conversation he had with his daughter (and bragging that he didn’t have to pay a dime for her education because she got scholarships) Beck told megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll that the religious right has “lost the war.”
Driscoll and Beck agreed that the number one problem Americans have with organized Christianity is its own “intolerance” on issues like same-sex marriage and abortion. Beck admitted that his own daughter thought he was intolerant until recently.
To prove he is not intolerant, Beck said he has gay friends and employees and doesn’t care “what you do” — as if being gay is an activity — instead of saying “who you are.”
Beck said that exhibiting tolerance is the “opportunity” Christians now have to gain more followers.
But will they?
The loudest voices among the Christian community are anti-gay hate groups, and organizations including the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and the Catholic League — hardly paragons of tolerance, or virtue.
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch
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