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  •  Tell me about it. (0+ / 0-)

    You wouldn't believe the shit storm that erupted when I suggested that perhaps the American flag didn't belong in our church.  Well, maybe you would.

    •  that is why I am amused by churches that have the (1+ / 0-)
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      US and Israeli flags behind the podium.

      I guess they see no irony in their missionaries abroad having a tough time when they tell a foreign audience that the US is the New Zion of the New Covenant and it is the US that will lead the world into the brave new era following the defeat of the Anti-Christ

      •  Fortunately our flags are kept by the door ... (0+ / 0-)

        ... and they are of the USA and our church's denomination, no other country or nation.

        One particularly annoying parishioner wanted them behind the altar, but that proved to be too much for even his most fervent defenders.  

        US & Israeli flags?  Yikes.  

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