Malaysian Pastor Vows to Go Ahead With Gay Church

by VR Sreeraman on  August 24, 2007 at 6:05 PM Lifestyle News
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Malaysia's first and only openly gay Christian pastor vowed Thursday to go ahead with plans to open a church embracing homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals, despite government protests.
Malaysian Pastor Vows to Go Ahead With Gay Church
Malaysian Pastor Vows to Go Ahead With Gay Church

Reverend Ouyang Wen Feng, an ethnic Chinese Malaysian ordained in the United States, announced last week that he would set up the church by 2010, prompting Malaysia's tourism minister to say the government would block the plan.

"We are going to set up a church just like any other one but the only difference is that we affirm and welcome those who openly declare themselves gays, lesbians or homosexuals," Ouyang told AFP Thursday.

"We will follow all the rules by applying all the proper licences. We already have a church of such stature in Singapore and I do not see why we cannot set up one here," he added.

Tourism Minister Adnan Tengku Mansor told AFP last week that Muslim-majority Malaysia was not keen on the church as they wanted the country to be seen as a "family-oriented" holiday spot.

Homosexuality falls under a Malaysian law prohibiting sodomy, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison and whipping.

Source: AFP
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Think properly for your sins character don't be like Jung Myung Suk it a sexuality person holding to be bisexual and heterosexual like you then don't be like that confessed your sins thanks in Malaysia i'm also a foursexuality a male who like male,female,tomboy and transgender and heterosexual like female only never get so much addicted like that please don't do this becaused in Leviticus 18:22 said that bisexual will having a blood upon their head or put death if we still doing this thing with...

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Think properly for your sins character don't be like Jung Myung Suk it a sexuality person holding to be bisexual and heteroxual like you then don't be like that confessed your sins thanks in Malaysia i'm also a foursexuality a male who like male,female,tomboy and transgender and heterosexual like female only never get so much addicted like that please don't do this becaused in Leviticus 18:22 said that bisexual will having a blood upon their head or put death if we still doing this thing with male and female again.Changed and confessed in front of God presence terbanacle.

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i need a special prayer from a man of God 4 my condition is critical.

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Ouyang Wen Feng is doing wrong thing
but he try rationalize what he did bcum rite.
yes,all ppl is GOD son n daughter
HE loves everyone no matter who r u.
but Ouyang Wen Feng plz be clear,
GOD is the power to change,
not ask us continue do sin.
if not wat point HE die for our sins?
HE wan us depend on HIM n change and glorify HIS name.
many gay oso changed by GOD power.
God still bless u n love u...Ouyang Wen Feng
plz acknowledging guilt in front of God,
God will say to u!!

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