Ex-NFL player’s support for gay NBA player apparently costs him church appearance

Why does CNN expect a Church to pay $8,000 for someone to speak at a church who does not believe what the church believes?

Isn’t it bad enough that our formerly Christian Universities are allowed to pay Professors to teach propaganda instead of historical truth?

And they say they do not persecute you for believing in Jesus?

Ghost.

CNN Belief Blog

By Dan Merica, CNN

Washington (CNN) – LeRoy Butler, a former safety for the Green Bay Packers, is one of many professional athletes to tweet support for Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out as gay this week.

“Congrats to Jason Collins,” Butler tweeted April 29, the day Collins came out in a Sports Illustrated cover story.

But Butler says the four-word tweet cost him a speaking appearance at a Wisconsin church.

He was scheduled to speak at the church (whose name he has not revealed) about bullying and his new book, “The LeRoy Butler Story: From Wheelchair to the Lambeau Leap.” That was until the church, according to Butler, told him he was no longer welcome because of his tweet in support of Collins.

“The pastor called me and that’s when we got into the old, the whole religion thing about gay people and things…

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