Posted at Jenny's Stool:
He said to His disciples, “It is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come! “It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to stumble. – Luke 17:1-2
Forgive me if I don’t articulate my thoughts perfectly today, but I’m angry. To be blunt, you should be angry, too. The fact that I’m even writing the following four words should make all of us very, very angry, Church.
Here we are again.
Again the usual suspects are following standard damage control procedure. The Celebrity Pastors Club, the ones with a platform and a voice and a mic, are either mute or wagging their fingers with the usual “Let’s not rush to judgment” scold. Wringing their hands over the Twitter Trial that’s sure to come, the clergy class are circlin’ the wagons and hinting that the victims are untrustworthy.