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Designed This Way

I was leading a Christian Education class at my church this past Sunday. The class is about how Christians should respond to the controversial issues around us. I asked the class to list various controversial topics and we would discuss how we as Christians need to respond. The topics ranged from money management to abortion and somewhere in the middle was *gasp* homosexuality. One gentleman in the class spoke up and said, “You know what drives me crazy? When gay people say they were born that way. They’re not born that way!"
I knew some of the other adults mirrored this man’s thoughts and I knew I was possibly entering dangerous territory with what I was going to say in response, but I said it anyway. I told them, “Actually, I have no doubt in my mind that most gay people were born wired to be attracted to the same gender.” You could have heard a pin drop in that class for a moment. But I would explain my reasoning for my thought.
“For I was born a sinner—yes, from the moment my…