It is not a surprise that Chick-Fil-A is a Christian based company with many supporters (see the Chick-Fil-A Leadercast). They are closed on Sundays out of choice and their COO, Dan Cathy, does not hide the fact that the company and its employees believe in the Bible. Do you suppose that you would find an employee working there that contradicts the Word of God? Why would someone want to work for a company that opposes their beliefs (see the video)? Money or no money – you’ve got to take a stand for what you believe.
According to CNN and Get Religion.org recently Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy said, “The company (Chick-Fil-A) invests in Christian growth and ministry through its WinShape Foundation. The name comes from the idea of shaping people to be winners. It began as a college scholarship and expanded to a foster care program, an international ministry, and a conference and retreat center modeled after the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove. “That morphed into a marriage program in conjunction with national marriage ministries,” Cathy added. Some have opposed the company’s support of the traditional family. “Well, guilty as charged,” said Cathy when asked about the company’s position. “We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit. …“We are very much committed to that,” Cathy emphasized. “We intend to stay the course,” he said. “We know that it might not be popular with everyone, but thank the Lord, we live in a country where we can share our values and operate on biblical principles.”
Did Cathy say that he “hated” the Gay Community? No! As Christians we are taught that God is LOVE. We love the person, but we despise sin. Now that’s another subject if homosexuality is a sin or not. Sin is any offense against the laws of God (the Bible). This writer is known to sometime be in the company of some Gay persons, yet she has not adapted that type of lifestyle. Wasn’t it Jesus who went around some different types of people in Biblical times in order to show them a better way of living?
Despite the support of some (Rick Santorum, Billy Graham & Mile Huckabee), and the criticism of others (Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Jim Henson’s Muppets) there is an uproar of opinions flourishing. On Wednesday, August 1, 2012, Chick-Fil-A’s around the country will have supporters from both sides gathering at the popular restaurants to peacefully demonstrate their beliefs and “To Eat, Or Not To Eat Mor’ Chicken from Chick-Fil-A; That is the Question”.
Will you be there to show your support? ???What Say You???
According to CNN U.S., The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), meanwhile, is promoting a National Same-Sex Kiss Day to be held at Chick-Fil-A restaurants across the country on August 3, 2012. Continue to keep our nation in prayer and supplication.
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