Sometimes one of the toughest parts of the job of being a pastor and to be considered a community leader is offering counsel to the community when it is apparent there is a deep and sharp divide.
Recently the LGBTQIA community was faced with a deep and sharp divide.
February 4, 2012 a young gay man was savagely beaten as he came out of a store in his neighborhood. This young man by the name of Brandon White became an instant poster child for a hate crime law in Georgia because the idiots who felt they had the right to beat him, filmed it and well the rest is history.
Have we forgotten the insane number of transgender folks slaughtered every year?