A formerly church-loving college kid writes "an open letter to the Church," invoking Macklemore, marriage equality, and the need to embrace change.
My point in writing this isn’t to protect gay people. Things are changing—the world is becoming a safer place for my gay friends. They’re going to get equal rights. I’m writing this because I’m worried about the safety of the Church. The Church keeps scratching its head, wondering why 70% of 23-30 year-olds who were brought up in church leave.......[M]y generation, the generation that can smell bullshit, especially holy bullshit, from a mile away, will not stick around to see the church fight gay marriage against our better judgment.
Whole thing here. Thank you, Metafilter.