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Mocking Christians Not Funny

Baldwin United Methodist pastor writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Rev. Dr. Bruce E. Bryce isn't laughing.

Bryce, the congregational care pastor at the  in , wrote an April 24 letter to the editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in which he asks for respect for Christians when it comes to ridicule.

"When a Jew or Muslim is degraded, offended or ridiculed, it's called anti-Semitism," Bryce writes. "When the public display of the Ten Commandments is challenged, it's called civil liberty. When a Christian is humiliated, satirized or dishonored, it's called comedy."

Bryce has wondered if the "Golden Rule" no longer applies.

"Maybe it only depends on if it gets a laugh or not," he writes.

Read Bryce's full letter here.

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Jean Smith April 27, 2012 at 10:15 AM
I'm totally in agreement with this letter.
Sandra April 27, 2012 at 02:44 PM
I've noticed a lot of this going on lately. Why the double standard?
Billee April 28, 2012 at 02:31 AM
Even Jesus was given a label ~ I.N.R.I ~ Come back to center... no cross no crown! Remember he did not label us. Isaiah 49:16 He engraved us in the palm of his hands. Lord have Mercy on us and on the whole world! Put your trust in him and not them. Pray for those who mock and humiliate you. We will all stand before him in final judgment... Peace be with you!
William Apel April 28, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Dr. Brice is correct ! This is the way our country is turning ,compared to the way we respected each other years ago. Wiliam Apel

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