Earlier this week, a “formerly homosexual” blogger for the Christian Post was “outed” as a hypocrite for denouncing the “homosexual lifestyle” as immoral on the one hand, while using the other hand to actively search for guys to hook with through the social networking app Grindr.
Matt Moore subsequently confessed to Zinnia Jones of Freethought Blogs that he had created a Grindr profile — an act he considered a “major disobedience to Christ.”
In a longer post on his private blog entitled “Yes, I was on Grindr,” Moore claims he “chatted with quite a few guys,” but never met up with any of them despite an intense desire to do so.
He also takes issue with his portrayal in the media, insisting that he has never ever “even remotely insinuated that I am now ‘heterosexual’ or ‘cured’ from same sex desires,” and that he has “constantly been transparent about my present sinful desires.”
But therein lies the problem says Jones in a blog post called “Why I outed ‘ex-gay’ Matt More:
This is about more than just Moore. There are people who are going to read his story, and it will lead them to believe that their gay son or daughter could become straight if they were just willing to try hard enough. By keeping up this charade, he continued to promote the idea that prayer was an effective remedy to homosexuality. Now, people can see for themselves just how effective this really is.
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