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‘Straight, Christian’ Pretended to be Gay For a Year
The Christian Diarist ^ | October 16, 2012 | JP

Posted on 10/16/2012 7:56:47 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I don’t believe Timothy Kurek. He’s the alleged Christian, alleged heterosexual who told ABC News he spent a year “pretending” to be gay.

Why did the 26-year-old Nashville man, a graduate of Liberty University (the so-called evangelical “West Point”) decide to go undercover? Because, he said, he wanted to “walk in the shoes” of a homosexual.

So Kurek went all in.

He “came out” as gay to all his family and friends. He got a job in a gay café. He hung out at a gay bar. He joined a gay softball league. He even got a gay bud of his – “a big, black, burly Teddy bear” is how Kurek described him – to be his “pretend” boyfriend.

So how did it all work out for Kurek?

Well, he said, he “went from being a very conservative Christian to being an ally of the gay community.”

That’s because church people are so intolerant, so judgmental, so unwilling to accept that homosexuality is on a moral par with heterosexuality.

In church, said Kurek, “You learned to be afraid of God” and that “the loving thing to tell my friend that is gay, ‘Hey listen, you are an abomination and you need to repent to go to heaven.’ I absolutely believed in that lock, stock and barrel.”

Well, I don’t know what kind of church Kurek attended. And I don’t know what kind of theology it espoused.

I just know I’ve attended a number of churches around the country with conservative Christian congregations.

None of them taught that Christ followers should be “afraid” of God. And I heard no pastor say that the loving thing to tell any gay friends or family we might have is that they are abominable and going to hell if the don’t straighten up.

What I heard in those conservative Christian churches is that God is love. That He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. That He is not willing that any should perish – including gays – but that all should come to repentance.

Kurek, author of a book, “The Cross in the Closet,” thinks gays have nothing to repent. He thinks it should be perfectly acceptable for man to lie with man, and woman to lie with woman.

Well, God’s Word says otherwise.

And allies of the gay community, like Kurek, the alleged Christian, espouse false doctrine when they tell homosexuals they can live in defiance of that Word without fear of eternal separation from the Almighty.


TOPICS: Apologetics; Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: celebratesin; christian; gays; glbtacbdisney; hedonism; lavendermafia; moralabsolutes; pinkjournalism; pravdamedia; sexpositiveagenda; timothykurek; tolerance
Gays want God to accept them on their terms. But it is they who must come to God on His terms.
1 posted on 10/16/2012 7:56:55 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
I don’t believe Timothy Kurek. He’s the alleged Christian, alleged heterosexual who told ABC News he spent a year “pretending” to be gay.

 

I don't believe him either. He's not pretending to be gay. He IS gay. By endorsing and encouraging this sick sin, he is just as guilty.

2 posted on 10/16/2012 8:02:08 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
A very good and costly education gone down the toilet.
3 posted on 10/16/2012 8:02:27 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

So now the gays have to worry about people pretending to be gay so they will call for blood tests to prove that someone is gay by the gay gene ?


4 posted on 10/16/2012 8:02:36 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Tim sure went through alot of trouble for this deception. I don't think anyone is fooled.
5 posted on 10/16/2012 8:02:46 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

A lot of homosexuals and their supporters don’t realize that fornication is as much a sin as homosexuality.


6 posted on 10/16/2012 8:03:32 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

“I absolutely believed in that lock, stock and barrel.”

There is his problem. Since saving faith comes from above, I don’t think he never actually “believed”


7 posted on 10/16/2012 8:04:40 AM PDT by Augustinian monk (People ask me 'Why pray if God is sovereign?' Why pray if he isn't?- Michael Horton)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
dude just stole my doctorate project where I'd pretend to be lesbian (not one of those truck-driver-liking ones though)
8 posted on 10/16/2012 8:06:33 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa (Vote for Goode, end up with evil, pat self on back repeatedly)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
so unwilling to accept that homosexuality is on a moral par with heterosexuality

What a breathtaking display of stupidity.

9 posted on 10/16/2012 8:09:04 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Liberty University the West Point of Wha...? Who makes this stuff up? It’s a Christian Lib Arts school. There are many others their equal or better.

This guy lied for a year. And he disobeyed 2 Cor. 6: 14-18 and Eph. 5. You don’t become a sinner to reach sinners.


10 posted on 10/16/2012 8:10:04 AM PDT by lurk
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
"None of them taught that Christ followers should be “afraid” of God."

Proverbs 1:7

11 posted on 10/16/2012 8:11:04 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

“....‘Hey listen, you are an abomination and you need to repent to go to heaven.’ I absolutely believed in that lock, stock and barrel.” “

Exactly CORRECT! You were taught well.


12 posted on 10/16/2012 8:11:57 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

There’s nothing “gay” about being a self loathing, demented homosexual. Lie down with dogs and get fleas applies here. This is just another version of having a cover story in order to partake in the perverted behavior.


13 posted on 10/16/2012 8:12:56 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

“I was pretending to be gay when that guy put his ____ up my _____! I totally fooled you!!”


14 posted on 10/16/2012 8:15:50 AM PDT by dead (It ain't over until the phone lady sings.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Is he going to cheat on his wife in the future to see what an adulterer faces? So many sins, so little time.


15 posted on 10/16/2012 8:15:55 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The guy is a liar.
Being a liar is a sin as well.


16 posted on 10/16/2012 8:17:13 AM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I have encountered gays online who make the foulest and most vulgar comments, the most scary threats, the most childish remarks, and they say we are intolerant?

Gays are not even “gay”. I have never met an angrier, meaner, nastier, most belligerent group of people and/or their supporters ever. You are either with them or you are a bigot racist intolerant hateful scumbag. There is no rational debate with them. It is either/or.


17 posted on 10/16/2012 8:20:17 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

How to get on ABC News, with a breathless interviewer hanging on every word.


18 posted on 10/16/2012 8:21:02 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Anyone who believes this author isn’t a male homo or at the least, a homophile, needs a lesson in truth telling. Coming from the public health standpoint, male homosexuals have a lifespan on par with IV drug addicts and a full 20 years shorter than chain smokers. I am not condemning smokers, because they don’t infect other people. Male homos are without parallel when it comes to infecting other people with diseases that result in incalculable harm and cost, not to mention their driving attraction for young boys makes them a sexual menace to all our male children.


19 posted on 10/16/2012 8:28:18 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

It is a fool’s errand to attempt debate with the profoundly psychologically imbalanced. Homosexuality is their exclusive religion.


20 posted on 10/16/2012 8:30:53 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Well, I don’t know what kind of church Kurek attended. And I don’t know what kind of theology it espoused.

I can tell you one thing, it wasn't a catholic church. The gays loathe and mock the catholic church at every opportunity, to them it is public enemy number one. And yet, after 12 years of catholic education and going to church for my entire life, I cannot recall a single time ever that the topic of homosexuality ever came up in a catholic church or school. Not once. I don't get why the gays hate it so.

21 posted on 10/16/2012 8:31:42 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

“None of them taught that Christ followers should be “afraid” of God.”

“...fear the Lord...” is commonly misrepresented as fear or be afraid, rather the true meaning as respect or love the Lord.


22 posted on 10/16/2012 8:36:01 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Aevery_Freeman
so unwilling to accept that homosexuality is on a moral par with heterosexuality

Yeah, they are so equal, aren't they?

Homosexuality, if pursued to its ultimate end, will give you a fatal STD and probably encourage you to share that fatal STD with others, even the unwilling.

Heterosexuality, if pursued to its ultimate end, will bless you with children, grandchildren and future generations.

Tough choice, isn't it?

23 posted on 10/16/2012 8:40:13 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

That’s because church people are so intolerant, so judgmental, so unwilling to accept that homosexuality is on a moral par with heterosexuality.

Well, in a way, it is. It’s on a moral par with adultery, lying, murder, and the other litany of sins. Sin is sin - there’s none worse than the other. Any blemish, any discoloration, any SIN, keeps you from God.

Unless you’ve accepted that Jesus paid for those sins, and then, and only then, are you not under the punishment for those sins.

It’s really simple - which is the hard part to rationalize; why did God make it so simple, when He’s so complicated? Why am *I* so complicated, why is THIS WORLD so complicated, when God made it so simple?

Mark 10:15 (New King James Version)
15 Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.”

Luke 18:17 (New King James Version)
17 Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.”


24 posted on 10/16/2012 9:07:34 AM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

We have all come short of the Glory of God.

IMHO, we are to love the sinner, hate the sin. We must keep them in our hearts, and help them understand, if we can.

God gives us a lifetime to change our hearts. We must do the same for them.


25 posted on 10/16/2012 9:12:49 AM PDT by wizr (Keep the Faith!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST; wagglebee

He should tell the gay people that he has converted away from homosexuality and finds it to be physically and morally repugnant. He will soon see how intolerant they are.

Wonder how many rants against “breeders” he had to endure and how much hysteria about “intolerant Jesus believing heterosexuals” who “want bedroom police” he overheard.

I let liberals rant in my presence neither joining in with commentary or even head nodding and you wouldn’t believe the things they’ll let fly.


26 posted on 10/16/2012 9:25:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: RochesterNYconservative
Gays are not even “gay”. I have never met an angrier, meaner, nastier, most belligerent group of people...

HOMOSEXUAL, because there's nothing GAY about it.

27 posted on 10/16/2012 9:26:01 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: struggle

The sex positive agenda seeks to end ALL moral judgments over ALL sexual pairings regardless of sex, age, relation, marital status, number, or species of partner(s).

The advocates see orgasm as a birthright to be enjoyed by everyone at every age and Planned Parenthood’s sex-education arm SIECUS seeks to push this in our schools (which is why they are so opposed to abstinence, not because “it doesn’t work” but because they oppose the concept, they see it as “unhealthy”, and counter to their hedonistic worldview).

Some sex positive advocates even have branded the Christian religion “sex negative”. So much for the separation of church and state with so much of our tax dollars in academia, PP, and hospitals pushing this agenda.

Saying that shacking up, adultery, and the hookup culture are “today’s world” and “can’t be judged by the old morals” means celebrating sin and defining normal by man’s base desires.


28 posted on 10/16/2012 9:33:05 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Cicero

GAYBCDISNEY News.


29 posted on 10/16/2012 9:40:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

No pretending here, I am a lesbian trapped inside a man’s body. Can’t stop looking at pretty women.

Anyway, I don’t even want to see a “gay softball team”. They don’t run bases, they prance, flap, & mince around them.

Why all this “Christian” hoopla & guilting over 1% of the population? Of course that can refer to either faggies or muzzies.


30 posted on 10/16/2012 9:48:58 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Exactly, DIARIST. If you follow Christian doctrine (and let Jesus save you-the Holy Spirt lead you to repentence that comes through a real faith in Jesus death and resurrection) then you believe the word of God.

Homosexuality is merely an outward sign of a heart not right with God.


31 posted on 10/16/2012 10:14:52 AM PDT by JSDude1
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