published Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Christian blogger calls Chick-fil-A support a miserable failure for churches

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    Patrons line up around the Chick-fil-A building to purchase food Wednesday at noon at the Gunbarrel Road restaurant. The drive-through line clogged traffic into the parking lot where walking customers parked in front of Kohl's department store.
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A Nashville based Christian blogger says this week’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day was a miserable failure for churches.

“By rallying behind CFA, Christians put an issue above people. And it’s impossible to follow Jesus when issues trump people,” wrote blogger Matthew Paul Turner in a post on Thursday called “5 Reasons Why the Church Failed Yesterday.”

Turner said that Wednesday’s event, in which Christian conservatives flocked to Chick-fil-A restaurants around the country, sent a message that those Christians hate gay people.

Read more at The Tennessean.

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