DEAR PASTOR TIM,
WHAT IS YOUR OPINION ON THE REPUBATED ANTI-BIBLICAL BILL THAT WAS PAST TO ALLOW REPUBATES TO MARRY?
MY OPINION IS AS FOLLOWS: I AM THOROUGHLY DISGUSTED WITH CANADA AND THE FACT THAT THE GOVERNMENT PAST SUCH AN EVIL BILL. ANYBODY WITH HALF A BRAIN KNOWS THAT EVEN DOGS KNOW BETTER THAN THESE REPUBATED PEOPLE.
WELL, AS YOU CAN SEE I AM VERY UPSET ABOUT THIS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LAW. I JUST WISH MORE CHRISTIANS WOULD HAVE SPOKEN UP AND THEN MAYBE GOD WOULD HAVE DONE SOMETHING ABOUT IT. NOW, I FEAR THAT HE WILL AND NOBODY WILL LIKE WHAT HE WILL DO. OH WELL, I GUESS WE ALL KNEW . . .
Pastor Tim, who are you voting for in the upcoming federal election?
Signed, Weye Bawther
I am going to vote for the candidate and/or party that I feel most moved by my Christian convictions to vote for (or perhaps least convicted to not vote for). I'm not trying to avoid answering your question (as if I were running for office or something). Rather, as a pastor I feel it is important to not risk alienating people in our church and city who may be of a different political stripe than I am. After all, the Word of God applies to people of every political slant or lean and therefore as a servant of God I do not want to in anyway compromise others? ability to see me as anything other than that.
In response to the following joke (Telegram Scare):
Schwartz and Feldman, partners in the garment industry, had just suffered through their worst season ever. Eight thousand madras sports coats were hanging on the rack unsold, and bankruptcy was looming closer each day.
Out of the blue, in walked a buyer from Australia. "I say there," he began, "you boys wouldn't happen to have any madras sports coats, would you? I've been looking for them everywhere."
Schwartz said there MIGHT be a few left, and soon a deal was made whereby the eight thousand jackets would be . . .