Many argue against taxation, welfare, and other government programs based on the suggestion that if taxes were less, churches could do more. Churches, they insist, are the best source of charitable giving.
Sunrise Children’s Services is working to recover from a massive budget shortfall after Kentucky churches withheld $7 million because the children’s home had proposed ending its policy of discrimination against LGBT employees.
Let’s imagine a world where the welfare system was church based. What would that look like? In many areas, it would look just like the example set by the Kentucky Baptist Convention. What if the child was gay? I guess we should let it starve.
- Guntucky: Kentucky Southern Baptists Draw Crowds With Gun Giveaways (djsdoingwork.com)
- ‘Charities in Disguise’ Christianity’s Conversion Drive (ramanan50.wordpress.com)