Just wanted to say that the church is comprised of its members. If the administration (the powers that be) makes a horrible decision on whatever matter that could be hurtful to any group of people, it's the members of said church that are carrying forth and putting into action that very decision. The church is only as good, kind, benevolent and nonjudgmental as its people are. One cannot be separated from the other. Therefore, if "good" people are bowing to the mentality of their leaders and choosing not to follow their own consciences, those "good" people are the ones who are perpetrating bigotry and unkindness. Those "good" people ARE the church. There is no separation.
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