John’s Lutheran Church in Midland, Michigan, shortly after the website Queerty published photos and texts on Monday revealing Makela's activity on Grindr, an app where men can seek out same-sex relationships and encounters.Makela confirmed that the Grindr profile was his in an email exchange with Queerty, but declined to comment further.

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The full text was quoted by Gawker before the church's website crashed."The details of sin that have been kept confidential are being posted online by those who seek to do harm to the Makela family and to St.

John’s," the statement said, apparently referring to the Queerty story. Why when the money was coming in u won't complaining about getting butplugged!

"This is taking an already difficult situation and making it even more painful.

I write this to you to warn you that you may be confronted with the details of the sin, and to remind you that sin is never pretty."Makela is only the latest in a long series of anti-gay clergy members and politicians to be outed.

In 2010, Lutheran pastor Tom Brock was put on leave from his Minneapolis church after Lavender magazine reported that he attended a support group for people trying to rid themselves of same-sex attraction.

Exactly how effective Brown's anger management classes are going is questionable, given the series of homophobic, racially-charged tweets he sent out last December after rapper Raz, formerly of the group B2K, set him off.

The 78-year-old conservative Christian cofounder of the dating site e Harmony says same-sex marriage damaged his company, and allowing gay customers to utilize his site made some right-wingers angry and possibly violent, .

In a profile on Yahoo News, Neil Clark Warren spoke candidly about same-sex marriage and how a judge forced him to open up his website to gay couples in 2008. It has really damaged our company," Warren said, "and when the attorney general of the state of New Jersey decided that we had to put up a same-sex site and we did it out of counsel that if we didn't do it we were not going to have any business in New Jersey — we literally had to hire guards to protect our lives because the people were so hurt and angry with us, were Christian people, who feel that it's a violation to scripture." While Warren, who was at one time associated with the antigay group Focus on the Family, claims he wants to leave the issue of same-sex marriage behind and have the country draw together and be harmonious, he added, "I have said that e Harmony really ought to put up million and ask other companies to put up money and do a really first class job of figuring out homosexuality.

"I think this issue of same-sex marriage within the next five to 15 years will be no issue anymore. At the very best, it's been a painful way for a lot of people to have to live." Read more here.

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