Christian Extremists Get Lost at Sea

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  1. InTheLight

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    An Arizona family fed up with abortion, homosexuality, taxes and the “state-controlled church” will fly back home Sunday after being lost at sea for months.

    Hannah Gastonguay told the Associated Press she and her husband “decided to take a leap of faith and see where God led us.” The family, which included two small children, abandoned the United States and set sail for the island nation of Kiribati in May. They ended up lost in the Pacific Ocean for 91 days.

    Hannah Gastonguay said her family was fed up with government control in the U.S. As Christians they don't believe in "abortion, homosexuality, in the state-controlled church," she said.

    U.S. "churches aren't their own," Gastonguay said, suggesting that government regulation interfered with religious independence.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...826fd8-0208-11e3-8294-0ee5075b840d_story.html
     
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    If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.

    Abandoning the problem is not solving it. Perhaps that's what God told them over the last 91 days.
     
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    They are very fortunate. The sea is very unforgiving.
     
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    Of only a large fish had spit them back on shore :)
     
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    Thanks for putting a synopsis with your post. I really dislike threads that start only with a link :)
     
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    How big a part of "the problem" is Jesus, who ascended to heaven rather than stay on this world in body?
     
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    He left this world for us to minister to, by His power. Hard to minister from the middle of the Pacific -- especially when you're lost there.
     
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    It wasn't us! We have a GPS.
     

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