Johnny Hunt, who condemned same-sex marriage, says his own infidelity is a private matter
That's rich. His sexual misconduct is no one else's business, and yet his church would like nothing better than being able to make the rules for everyone. If Christianity has ever done anything to make the world a better place, I have not seen it.
Shocker! Preacher sexual assaults a member of his flock, and Jesus immediately forgives him of his awful sins. Trans kid using female bathroom, she needs to be stoned to death!
Justice: the Old Testament edition!...:)
Johnny reminds me of Bristol Palin. She preached abstinence-only. Then when she got pregnant out of wedlock...twice...she had the gall to demand "Don't judge me!"
So, like, they’re saying the crime he committed happened when he wasn’t president of the SBC but he was president right before then shortly after the crime was committed. There was a window of time where, because he wasn’t in a position, he was allowed to behave criminally with no effect to his reputation? As long as he’s not actively working, he doesn’t need to follow not just the rule of law, but he doesn’t even have to follow the rules in your Bible, and he still can be in respected positions of authority within the religion, not just one church but all of them.
My God, Lemon! You really are fucked up bastards.
Unwanted, non-consensual “kissing and awkward fondling” are sexual assault, by definition.
They are nothing if not hypocrites.
Public in your condemnation of others, demanding privacy in your own shame.....
"It would be a shame to let Satan and a little sexual assault derail all of the good he's done and all he could do! Besides, Jesus forgives, we should too."
The culture really encourages and allows for abuse.
"[A]nd a worldview of almost limitless sexual freedom.”
And this is a problem because...?
After sexually assaulting this woman, he got to traumatize her all over again by going to “counseling” with her. And the counseling focused on infidelity, not sexual assault. Why did she need infidelity counseling for being sexually assaulted by her church’s preacher?
Ah! Now I get it. This explains why so many of these hypocrites support a predator who boasts about grabbing them by the p...y. He's truly one of them.
Oh, come on- there's no hypocrisy here at all! See, what happens in his bedroom is his business... and what happens in everybody else's bedrooms is 𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 his business! And nobody else's. He's the sole authority on sex stuff. Has a card and everything. He'd show it to you, but, well... it's none of your business.
"Dr. Hunt then moved towards Survivor and proceeded to pull her shorts down, turn her over and stare at her bare backside. He made sexual remarks about her body and things he had imagined about her..."
In 2 Peter 2:20 of his bible, believers are told that to gain salvation and then get tangled up in wickedness again is to leave the believer even worse off than if they had NEVER accepted salvation.
Hunt should be glad his god isn't real. He'd be in a world of hurt when his life finally ends.
Mr. Hunt lives on a one-way street called Southern Baptist Convention Way. He lives by its credo:
"Everybody else's sex life is my business, but my sex life is nobody else's business."
Oh, there is so much to write about this.
'It was only the next morning that he apologized, begged for forgiveness, and asked for her to keep this a secret. Hunt was scheduled to return to preach at his home church in Georgia following his sabbatical, but he soon announced he would be extending his break “citing physical and emotional exhaustion”. Translating from the Christianese, the difference between a gay man and a straight man is a six pack of beer and the wife being gone on vacation. And the straight man says, "Christ was a drunk last night! I don't remember thing that happened."
'Bob Smietana of Religion News Service explains what happened after that: 'Without telling his congregation — or the millions of Southern Baptists he had represented as their president — Hunt went through a secret restoration process that included counseling sessions with the woman he had fondled and her husband. He then returned to the pulpit.."
Why, that's just what Ted Haggard did. In fact he went through it several times and was declared thoroughly and completely heterosexual each and every time. And then he went back to the ministry.
And then there is this: "He also signed the SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission’s “Statement on Marriage” written in response to the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling, which said the decision was the result of “marriage’s decline through divorce, cohabitation, and a worldview of almost limitless sexual freedom.”
Notably missing is adultery, fornication, sexual assault, faithlessness to vows and promises, infidelity, and hypocrisy. Also notably missing is that the vast majority of people doing all of these things are heterosexual. Not the gay people don't do them, but according to right wing Christians, gay people or something like 2% of the population, except when we're taking over with 20%.
Never trust anyone who can clear his conscience of any action he has committed simply by apologizing to his imaginary friend for his imaginary offenses, except when the imaginary offenses are real ones.
Seventh Commandment. Remember that one? You should. You're a preacher. You're supposed to know this stuff.