A clever Greensboro, NC minister, however, found a way to embarrass him and do some good. Reverend Mark Sandlin of Vandalia Presbyterian Church helped form a non-violent protest in which people would donate money to the LGBT Community Center in Charlotte, NC in Charles Worley’s name.
As a result, every donation gets a mailed response thanking the donor and keeping him abreast of LGBT issues and news in the community. Imagine the blowhard preacher receiving hundreds of these notices. I love it!
Reverend Sandlin did it right and it’s something the Christian Left can learn: don’t sit on the sidelines and be vocal to the traditional media about your opposition. With the internet available and TV stations looking for a new angle on a scandal, there’s no excuse to keep silent and let just the LGBT community fight back alone.
And to the homophobic preacher, stop ruining the good name of Worley: