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Leave Boy Scouts, pastor advises parents
Baptist Press News ^ | May 28, 2013 | Art Toalston

Posted on 05/29/2013 6:11:24 AM PDT by BobNative

Leave Boy Scouts, pastor advises parents

Posted on May 28, 2013 | by Art Toalston

MARIETTA, Ga. (BP) -- Parents of Boy Scouts should remove their children from the organization, Atlanta-area pastor Ernest Easley advised in his Sunday sermon.

Troop 204's affiliation with Roswell Street Baptist Church also will end, Easley said.

"I never dreamed I'd have to stand up publicly and say to parents: Pull your kids out of the Boy Scouts," Easley told Baptist Press May 28.

"If you would have asked me that five years ago, 10 years ago, I would have laughed," Easley said. "And even as I was saying it Sunday morning, I thought, I cannot believe I'm having to address this and encourage parents to pull their children out of the Boy Scouts of America.

"Unbelievable."

The tie between Roswell Street Baptist Church and Troop 204 dates back to 1945.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.bpnews.net ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: boyscouts; churches; religion
This is a sad time for Scouting in the United States!
1 posted on 05/29/2013 6:11:24 AM PDT by BobNative
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To: BobNative
This is a sad time for Scouting in the United States!

It sure is. Parents now have to worry about having their sons spend time in scout units with openly sodomite scouts, whether in someone's church, basement, or campground.

All the BSA had to say was NO. They'd get bad publicity and the usual howls and squeals, but they were already getting that anyway, so what the hell were they thinking?

May the sodomite loving leaders who thought up this tragedy all go to hell.

2 posted on 05/29/2013 6:15:22 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: BobNative
This is a sad time for Scouting in the United States!

And for churches who have been put in the role of bad guys. The local Seattle news has taken a main stream church to task for no longer sponsoring a scout troop over the gay issue. So now they are in the cross hairs

A perfect storm ......if you are a liberal

3 posted on 05/29/2013 6:21:42 AM PDT by llevrok (I am the "Face Of The Wild, Nasty Hard-Right Fringe")
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To: BobNative

The alliance between the churches and the Scouts is ending. Anyway, the alliance between conservative churches and the Scouts. Liberal Churches, who teach that homosexual lust is moral, will continue to affiliate. And the Mormons, I guess. I see no necessary connection between their theology and the traditional Christian morality.


4 posted on 05/29/2013 6:21:52 AM PDT by RobbyS
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To: BobNative

Gays are evil minded, they wish only to pervert, as they’ve become perverted. They parade their perversions as if to say, “we spit on your morally straight ways”. They demand to define the terms of normal, and castigate those outside the new normal. Truly, these are the end of days... repent and ask Jesus to save you before the final call, it is as the door.


5 posted on 05/29/2013 6:29:12 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: llevrok

So, why doesn’t the newspaper sponsor the troop?


6 posted on 05/29/2013 6:31:34 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: BobNative

“This is a sad time for Scouting in the United States!”
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It is a sad time for being American in the Obamination.
I was a BS back in the 50s, and it was as true American as one could be.
I fondly remember when the girl scouts in my neighborhood were selling cookies....we were the heroes by carrying the large cartons during delivery time.
Does anything like this exist today? Do they even have Girl Scouts?


7 posted on 05/29/2013 6:32:25 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: BobNative

In the upper Midwest, I think it’s still safe to have my boys in scouting... for now. I’m done giving money to the BSA, but I will still volunteer as a scout leader and contribute to our local council. But when the BSA caves in with regard to gay leadership, and they will someday, my kids will be out and I’ll be done with the BSA. And the BSA will be finished as an organization anyway.


8 posted on 05/29/2013 6:33:00 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: BobNative

Decision time!

America put the Constitution in the closet and the Queers came out of the closet.

Now, the Boy Scouts were pressured by the Regime to accept queer scouts. Parents are not going to have their sons in tents with known queers. Only Libtard parents would do that, and Libtards don’t often have their spawn in the Scouts.

Closet, Closet - What’s in the Closet?

What is it going to be, America - - - “Closeted Queers” or “Closeted Constitution”?


9 posted on 05/29/2013 6:37:56 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

How hot does the water need to get before the frog should jump out?


10 posted on 05/29/2013 6:37:59 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (Liberals are like locusts...)
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To: RobbyS

“I see no necessary connection between their theology and the traditional Christian morality.”

Catholics tried the “Queers are cute” bit - it blew up in their faces.

Yes, the nasty pun was deliberate.

Nasty puns for nasty decisions.


11 posted on 05/29/2013 6:40:14 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

There are already demands that the BSA open up leadership positions to gays. Within a few years if not sooner, the ban on gay leaders will be dropped.


12 posted on 05/29/2013 6:40:47 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: AlexW

“It is a sad time for being American in the Obamination.
I was a BS back in the 50s, and it was as true American as one could be.
I fondly remember when the girl scouts in my neighborhood were selling cookies....we were the heroes by carrying the large cartons during delivery time.
Does anything like this exist today? Do they even have Girl Scouts?”

Today the question is “Who has the Girl Scout, the Boy Scout, the Cub Scout”.

Just America “transforming”.


13 posted on 05/29/2013 6:43:50 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: GladesGuru

Will there soon be transgendered Scouts?


14 posted on 05/29/2013 6:45:04 AM PDT by BobNative
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To: BobNative

We have a scout leading the pledge of allegiance at our town meetings. I do not wish them to continue. They must take the consequence of their actions.


15 posted on 05/29/2013 6:45:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: BobNative

The boy scouts are accepting sodomy. The girl scouts accept abortion and lesbianism. The old line Episcopal church endorses reprobate clergy. Hotels openly promote “gay friendly” policies. Oh how long before we experience the judgement of God upon our once blessed land?


16 posted on 05/29/2013 6:48:10 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
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To: GladesGuru

“Just America “transforming”.”
________________________________________

Not for me. I left before I had even heard of Obumbo.
My last time there was Jan. 2005.


17 posted on 05/29/2013 6:56:01 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW

> Does anything like this exist today? Do they even have Girl Scouts?

Yes and even they have been compromised by the LGBT community and taught to use birth control at a young age.


18 posted on 05/29/2013 6:57:49 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2nd Amendment

The judgement is happening now.


19 posted on 05/29/2013 6:58:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: laweeks

I believe the 60% that voted to go Homo were closet Homo’s.

Whether they were or not does not matter , they voted for the destruction of the Boy Scouts of America.

Maybe the boy Homo’s who wanted to go in the Boy scouts can now join president homo’s brown shirts.


20 posted on 05/29/2013 7:01:28 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: AlexW

The Girl Scouts have already gone down with Planned Parenthood, and liberal Dykes running it.


21 posted on 05/29/2013 7:02:51 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Maine Mariner

> There are already demands that the BSA open up leadership positions to gays. Within a few years if not sooner, the ban on gay leaders will be dropped.

I can already see it....stock in Preparation H will go through the roof as the stuff literally flies off the shelf when this happens. LGBT groups are licking their lips in anticipation for the ban on gay scout leaders to be dropped.


22 posted on 05/29/2013 7:03:21 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Mr Rogers

Exactly, this is the ill that has perpetuated all these issues. People want to rationalize to keep from having to make a stand, “well in my area...” or “I know some people who are XX and they don’t bother anyone” or “but homo’s are funny”, or “it doesn’t affect us here in ...”. This is why we are where we are.

When does the actual shooting start? It has to be closer than farther at this point.


23 posted on 05/29/2013 7:08:50 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: BobNative

there’s always DeMolay


24 posted on 05/29/2013 7:16:24 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: BobNative

God says through the Prophet Isaiah:
Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.

We are in a very bad place right now.


25 posted on 05/29/2013 7:30:47 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: BobNative

This needs a Hillbilly Preacher Alert tag.


26 posted on 05/29/2013 7:43:35 AM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: Maine Mariner

New York Council is already openly allowing gay, lesbian, etc. leaders.

As the conservatives quit, the liberal vote for any perversity will be there.


27 posted on 05/29/2013 7:47:12 AM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: BobNative

http://www.youngminutemen.com/index.html


28 posted on 05/29/2013 8:03:29 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ('He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that they cannot carry out their plans.' -- Job 5:12)
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To: BobNative

I see this as an opportunity for the Orthodox and conservative churches to reestablish their political clout in the US, and reform the BSA back to the path of righteousness in the process.

The BSA needs to feel a lot of pain right now, because cancer surgery is rarely painless. But in the long run, it is to the benefit of the patient.

And the Orthodox and conservative churches need to affirm that they do have enough power in the US to protect themselves from those that seek to destroy them. And they cannot do that by being passive.

It’s sheep or goats time.


29 posted on 05/29/2013 8:22:30 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: GladesGuru
What is it going to be, America - - - “Closeted Queers” or “Closeted Constitution”?

I think that decision was made at some point in the last decade, and it wasn't made in favor of the biblical condemnation of deviant "sexual orientation". In my 75 year lifetime queers and their disgusting practices have gone from illegality (is that a word?) to being one of the most politically and socially favored groups in US society.

According to Romans ch 1 Noah's flood was God's way of cleansing that ancient world from proponents and practitioners of that unGodly practice. Apparently every other human being on earth at that time, females included, were committing that disgusting sin and only Noah and his family had not become stained by that abomination. God showed His disapproval of that sinful deviancy all those many centuries ago, and He and His laws never change. I truly believe that the unprecedented showers of blessings that God poured out on our once great nation and it's people are rapidly coming to a disastrous end, and we brought it down on ourselves primarily by throwing God and His Word out of our schools and all public functions. Public approval for sexual deviancy is now added to that list of offenses against Him and His laws.

30 posted on 05/29/2013 9:05:16 AM PDT by epow ("whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap", (Gal ch 6, v7))
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To: Resolute Conservative; Mr Rogers
People want to rationalize to keep from having to make a stand, “well in my area...” or “I know some people who are XX and they don’t bother anyone”

You've mis-characterized what I said. I also don't appreciate how you've implied that I wouldn't take a stand against homo scout leaders escorting my sons on camping trips. As a volunteer leader I have communicated with local and national BSA leadership to express my strong opposition to gay scouts who will seek to be scout leaders. Are you in a leadership position in scouting? Do you volunteer?

As I said before, I know BSA's leadership will eventually cave and allow homos to be in charge of the post-pubescent boys that many of them seek. That's when most volunteers will leave and pull their kids out of scouting to keep them safe.

But let's not make our enemies 10 feet tall. Gays represent about 3% of the population. A vanishingly small portion of those that consider themselves gay are aged 6 to 18. Further, only a sliver of that would be interested in scouting and interested in proselytizing at the behest of their gay activist parent/guardian. The kids that I volunteer to lead are sponsored by our church, which opposes homosexuality and, frankly, a Cub Scout has little interest in sexuality at any rate.

I am absolutely convinced that this is the beginning of the end of scouting, and yes, I'm pissed off about it. But for now, the bottom line is that, unless you're in a homo-rich environment, your kids are more likely to get hit by a meteorite that get hit on by a fellow camper.

31 posted on 05/29/2013 9:57:03 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

I agree with a lot of what you said! It saddens me too. In Utah, I don’t really think there will be a large problem, at least for now. Most scout troops and councils are run through the prominent churches. (both the Mormon church and R. Catholic churches and others are running scout programs)Most leaders (men and women in both org.s) are still pretty much conservative family people.

And like you said, most the volunteers are still family-church-faith oriented people. Oh Utah has it’s far-left freaks here and there. (especially Salt Lake City, strangely)And yes, I’m aware that even in the churches there are people who pretend to be upstanding members and are actually creepy in private! But for now, most scouting is still run and volunteered by fairly conservative concerned citizens and leaders.

In our Roman Catholic parish, one of our deacons runs the BS troops through the parish! We had a lady who once ran (and maybe still does) a GS troop through the parish. I don’t know what they’re going to do. They have scouts in uniform present at Sunday Mass services, and have their meetings there too! I’m wondering if some of the older scouts will be aware of anything going on when they are at camps. I’m hoping they(in parish and in other places) will be watching over the younger boys to make sure there is no funny business!

They might be even more aware now, and will assist the leaders in keeping their eyes on younger and other older boys to be sure things don’t happen! Many of them are older brothers who watch the younger ones anyway. That might go a long way to reassure the parents who are not able to be there!


32 posted on 05/29/2013 10:41:38 AM PDT by dsutah
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

I agree with a lot of what you said! It saddens me too. In Utah, I don’t really think there will be a large problem, at least for now. Most scout troops and councils are run through the prominent churches. (both the Mormon church and R. Catholic churches and others are running scout programs)Most leaders (men and women in both org.s) are still pretty much conservative family people.

And like you said, most the volunteers are still family-church-faith oriented people. Oh Utah has it’s far-left freaks here and there. (especially Salt Lake City, strangely)And yes, I’m aware that even in the churches there are people who pretend to be upstanding members and are actually creepy in private! But for now, most scouting is still run and volunteered by fairly conservative concerned citizens and leaders.

In our Roman Catholic parish, one of our deacons runs the BS troops through the parish! We had a lady who once ran (and maybe still does) a GS troop through the parish. I don’t know what they’re going to do. They have scouts in uniform present at Sunday Mass services, and have their meetings there too! I’m wondering if some of the older scouts will be aware of anything going on when they are at camps. I’m hoping they(in parish and in other places) will be watching over the younger boys to make sure there is no funny business!

They might be even more aware now, and will assist the leaders in keeping their eyes on younger and other older boys to be sure things don’t happen! Many of them are older brothers who watch the younger ones anyway. That might go a long way to reassure the parents who are not able to be there!


33 posted on 05/29/2013 10:41:48 AM PDT by dsutah
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To: dsutah

Oops, so sorry for the double post! I thought I had forgotten to hit the “Post” button, so hit it again! I wish they had a feature on here to get rid of the extra “goof-up” posts, especially after posting!


34 posted on 05/29/2013 10:44:14 AM PDT by dsutah
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

I can respect your decision. But you may find yourself increasingly uncomfortable when Boy’s Life magazine, The Scout Manual and Merit badge booklets all begin to incorporate this new policy.


35 posted on 05/29/2013 10:56:06 AM PDT by Drawsing (The fool shows his annoyance at once. The prudent man overlooks an insult. (Proverbs 12:16))
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Yes, I was a scout. I was a den leader from Tigers up to Webelos for 5 years. I was also the Pack Leader for a 50+ boy pack.

Once you let the camel’s nose in the tent the whole camel will follow. The greatest mistake made was people (maybe not you) to take a stand no matter who small against these interlopers in all of our programs.


36 posted on 05/29/2013 10:58:55 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: llevrok

Churches running Boy Scout troops should advertize, saying,
“Gay youth welcome. Come learn the gospel of righteousness. “


37 posted on 05/29/2013 12:18:37 PM PDT by aimhigh (Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: BobNative

If you wist to see some of the most vile filth (worse than DU) go to the BSA facebook page and watch the trash try to explain how this is a ‘fantastic’ change


38 posted on 05/29/2013 12:47:36 PM PDT by krizzy (NOT IN MY TROOP !)
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