Minnesotans fear God's judgment

Friday, May 17, 2013
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

The head of a Minnesota-based Messianic Jewish ministry fears her home state could face God's judgment, now that it has legalized same-sex "marriage."

By a 37-30 vote, the Minnesota Senate this week approved a statute legalizing homosexual "marriage." The vote came on the heels of the state House approving the same measure last week, and Democratic Governor Mark Dayton has promised a "celebratory" signing ceremony on the steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday, May 21. The law takes effect August 1.

Markell, Jan (Olive Tree Ministries)Jan Markell, founder and director of Olive Tree Ministries, laments that The North Star State has become a mecca for many unpleasant things.

"We're the occult capital of America," she tells OneNewsNow. "We certainly have more Islamic influence probably than any other place, other than Dearborn, Michigan. We're certainly one of the gay capitals, and now with homosexual marriage a reality, many Christians, solid pro-family-type people -- we don't know where to run to."

And Markell believes Minnesota Christians are concerned about God's judgment on the state.

"Whether it be economically or some weather-related kind of a tragedy, but God destroyed cities in the Bible over homosexuality; He speaks out on this issue in a very clear manner and calls this an abomination," the Olive Tree Ministries founder warns.

But she is encouraged that Minnesotans are beginning a recall effort against two lawmakers who voted for homosexual marriage.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

What are your favorite things about Trump's Cabinet picks so far?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration
U.S. is sending 200 more troops to Syria to battle IS
Warehouse fire survivor: People 'dying right in front of me'
At least 45,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia
Obama orders review of election hacking
Wisconsin judge refuses to halt recount
Tourists stream back to Gatlinburg, but rebuilding looms

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Trump widens field of candidates for secretary of state
Obama marks John Glenn's death with photo of himself
A Clinton fan manufactured fake news that MSNBC personalities spread to discredit WikiLeaks docs
Recount uncovers serious fraud in Detroit
Black lawyer: Free anyone charged with murdering whites

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Single-mom stats no surprise but a troublesome trend

While the nation's largest public policy women's organization sees new findings on mothers and wage earners as profound, the CWA doesn't think they should be a surprise to anyone.