Jesus and Gays

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Shirley On the Go

About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Ghanaians love Obama. Second, there is a part of them, and I didn’t know how potent that part might be – that will find any opportunity to talk about politics with you. And third, they are unconditionally and irrevocably in love with God (If you understood this reference, I love you). Going into my first day at my internship, I awaited the moment that any of my colleagues to start a political or religious conversation.

Amidst the silence, my supervisor Derick asked me about the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage in America. A series of questions regarding businesses’ and churches’ rights to turn gays away followed. I wasn’t sure where the conversation would lead to, but I was pleasantly surprised.

I’ve never engaged in thorough conversations about gay marriage, because I have never seen it as a problem. I’ve lived in…

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