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Gay athletes are now going public in professional sports

Ministering to Gay Teenagers by Shawn Harrison

It's hip to be gay. A sign of things to come?

Rumors about gay athletes in a number of professional sports such as the NBA, NFL and NHL have been making headlines as of late.

Well, today the biggest headline so far has gone viral with the announcement by NBA player, Jason Collins, that he is indeed gay and this was the real reason for breaking off his engagement to long-time girlfriend Carolyn Moos.

According to Carolyn this came as a real shock since there was never any indication during their 8 year relationship that he was ever a gay athlete. This should come as a shock to the entire American public that their beloved athletes who've been looked upon as tough, masculine and macho characters, desired by many women, are now revealing that they are not as they appear.

My question to you is this...does shame no longer have a place in the American Culture?

I can still remember baseball hall of famer Pete Rose being indicted and found guilty for betting on baseball games that he played in. So many baseball fans were disappointed that their hero, "Charlie Hustle", could do such a despicable thing and were indeed ashamed. America's past time had now been forever tainted by the act of this one man.

We've come a long way baby, haven't we? This new revelation by Jason makes the actions of Rose pale in comparison. And yet, every traditional news outlet, written and broadcast, is pretty nonchalant about the whole matter. Jason has actually been labeled "courageous" for making this public announcement.

Seriously?

We now have high profile personalities being lifted up as being courageous gay athletes. What's so courageous about admitting you partake in deviant sexual activities. I propose that such admission is shameful. Nonetheless, we simply shrug our shoulders and move on because we've seen it all before

When Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers was diagnosed HIV positive he admitted wrongdoing for partaking in numerous extramarital affairs which led to his condition. He admitted he was wrong to his wife and family and to the world.

And yet today we now turn gay athletes into courageous citizens.

Why is it so hard for Americans to stand up for what's right and reject all that is wrong? Why is it considered cruel and politically incorrect to judge a persons actions when they violate the norm? Why are we so bent on turning upside down the moral values generations before us have grown up with? Moral values that made this country the envy of the world.

Our bible teaches us God's wisdom in Hosea 4:6 which says, "...My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; Because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children".

Americas youth of the rebellious 1960's bore children who are now seeing this come to pass. We are indeed reaping what we had sown during that generation. Today's youth are far less restrained then their parents and grand-parents were. We are now feeling the full effect of these previous sins.

the future of gay athletes

Where do we go from here?

As a nation which was dedicated to God at it's onset, what are we to think about all this? Should it concern us that a professional ball player has gone public to announce that he's a gay athlete?

As I thought about this I remembered a sermon I heard my pastor preach about finding our identity. In this sermon he mentioned that Jesus has been referred to as a "friend of sinners" and that Christians should keep this in mind when relating to those around us.

With this advise in mind I came to the conclusion that events like this present a great opportunity for us to share the person and gospel of Jesus Christ in a loving manner to the world. From the very beginning the message Jesus preached was " Repent, for the Kingdom of heaven is at hand".

Is the Kingdom of God available to gay athletes?

Repent means to turn away from or to change course and start in a new direction. To gay athletes a message like this simply means that Jesus would not be rejecting or condemning them but rather He would be encouraging them to look for the Kingdom of God. It would be an invitation to enter into the Kingdom if they would acknowledge him as King.

In order to enter the kingdom, which is what Christ wants for all of us, we must first repent. No one can abide in a kingdom in violation of the kings' statutes or laws. In order for a kingdom to sustain itself it's citizens must abide by the kings' laws (the Bible). His word or statutes are absolute. Citizens don't have an opinion or the right to disagree with the King.

In return for our loyalty to the King, in this case Jesus Christ, we receive eternal life in his Kingdom. A kingdom where there is no sorrow, lack, war, starvation, sickness, unemployment, poverty, crime, prejudices or any other ill of our current society.

So, I make this offer to all gay athletes, "repent, and enter into the Kingdom of Jesus Christ". Enjoy the rights and privileges bestowed to the children of God abiding in his Kingdom. Enter into the kingdom by first becoming a citizen. Become a citizen by first learning his laws, ordinances and statutes so you'll know what is expected of you. Take the time to purchase a bible today and start reading it.


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