A must read from one of your own-church. (written by Dannika Nash)
"I Said I Don't Know."--and Other Answers to Hard Questions
I got to go to the Macklemore concert on Friday night. If you want to hear about how that went, ask me, seriously, I want to talk about it until I die. The whole thing was great; but the best part was when Macklemore sang “Same Love.” Augustana’s gym was filled to the ceiling with 5,000 people, mostly aged 18-25, and decked out in thrift store gear (American flag bro-tanks, neon Nikes, MC Hammer pants. My Cowboy boyfriend wore Cowboy boots…not ironically….). The arena was brimming with excitement and adrenaline during every song, but when he started to play “Same Love,” the place about collapsed. Why? While the song is popular everywhere, no one, maybe not even Macklemore, feels its true tension like we do in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. If you’re not familiar, here’s the song:
Stop–did you watch it? Watch it.
Before the song, Macklemore spoke really…
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I found this blog and it goes into an incredibly theological discussion into the verses used to oppose homosexuality. The author goes through the original Greek and makes an incredibly articulate argument in support of gay marriage from a Biblical standpoint. http://josephwiltse.com/2013/04/09/gay-marriage-and-its-theological-support/