God’s word also says that when we sin sexually, it’s particularly egregious because our bodies are the temple of Christ. This separation from God – a natural result of sexual sin – can lead to depression and even despair.What any of this has to do with Liberties or Counsels I don't know, I think Barber just needed to get his latest audition for the cranky white guy papacy out of his system.
If you feel such despair, know this: it is not “homophobia” causing it, as adult enablers might tell you, but, rather, it is the sin itself that causes it (or struggling alone, absent Christ, with the temptation to sin). […]
If you continue down this wide, empty path, make no mistake: it will not “get better.”
It gets much, much worse.
I thought about going through the whole thing at length—and had a good start on it, even—but really, what's the point? Here's my own letter to teens, gay and otherwise: Hey, kids. See that guy up there? Huge asshole. Huge. Don't be like that guy. The end.