Resisting the picketing reflex

God hates fagsIt never ceases to amaze me how quickly some Christian groups resort to picketing whatever seems to offend their sense of orthodoxy. Whenever there is something going on in society that doesn’t fit with the orthodoxy of their faith, they feel directly and personally offended. One example of this is the play “Jesus, Queen of Heaven” by Jo Clifford, a transsexual woman. Read about it in this Herald article! Of course, one may argue that the play is bad quality art, as The Scotsman suggests, but that is not the issue I want to discuss here. The issue I wish to raise is how Christians react publicly when they feel their faith is questioned or even mocked by others.

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