10 January 2018

Wedding Cake Woes

12/05/17 Rev. Raedorah on
steps of the Supreme Court.
 At the Supreme Court opening statements of the Colorado cake baker vs. the gay couple, there were two factions of Christian interpretations of WWJD? I believe I stood on the righteous side of faith and the right side of history as I was among the dozen or so of interfaith clergy persons present that chilly December morning.  We were there, joined by about a hundred others--each on both sides of the issue--with music, signs, and speakers. Four over six hours we stood, sang, danced, listened, sighed, and prayed.  Were you there?

Although I was not an appointed speaker, I was interviewed by a half dozen news and internet sources. I spoke of faith and hope, work and witness to the truth--this case is about more than cake.  As a preacher, artist, queer, Black, disabled, poor, woman--this case is about so much more than cake.  It is a clarion call for the Church to be the head and not the tail on matters of love, inclusion, human dignity, and entrepreneurial justice.  Inasmuch as the Constitution has these values written within, God's call for us to be these values predate this document :
  "You mortals, the LORD has told you what is good. This is what the LORD requires from you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to live humbly with your God." 
Micah 6:8 (God's Word Translation)
Read my interviews from the front line on Washington Post and CNN.

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