A pastor shares the exact moment he changed his mind about the LGBTQ community.

For this Christian pastor, the Bible is a framework, not a rule book.

Ryan Meeks was brought up as an evangelical Christian. He was taught that homosexuality is a cardinal sin.

“When it came to the conversation about the LGBT community, I always felt awkward about it and I didn’t want to bring it up,” he explains.

A decade or so later, Ryan founded the mega-successful EastLake Community Church. Within a matter of years, attendance grew to the thousands thanks to Ryan’s captivating and approachable preaching.

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You've probably noticed that anti-Muslim sentiments have become more common and more blatant recently.

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris by ISIS (or, if you like, Daesh) extremists and the mass shooting in San Bernardino by two people who claimed to be Muslim, a lot of Americans are allowing their thinking to be replaced by fear. Some people are even reacting violently.

Others are working hard to find justification for their beliefs — even if they're not acting out.

One of the things I've noticed is that in support of anti-Muslim comments, many people keep offering up quotes from the Quran.

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