Former Navy chaplain sounds alarm on SOTUS gay military dream

A former Navy chaplain and outspoken critic of the Barak Obama’s gay military agression warns that SOTUS is setting up Christian military chaplains over the DADT repeal issue.

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt is urging Christians and lawmakers to make religious freedom for military personnel a top priority before getting mired in less important issues. Klingenschmitt believes DADT repeal will produce reverse discrimination and penalty to service members who speak out or voice their opposition to homosexuality.

He contends the persecution has already begun under Obama’s watch. The following is from an email sent to GCM Watch from Klingenschmitt.

1. Obama’s Pentagon:  Chaplains can Quit or “Reconcile” with Homosexual Sin
Left unsaid during his State of The Union speech is how the Obama Administration has now quietly begun writing policies that will result in discharge of Christian Chaplains and troops who cannot “reconcile” with homosexual sin.  After forcing open homosexual aggression on our troops against their will by repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Congress did not spell out details of how to implement, delegating important Pentagon policies which are now being written, and could soon force Christian Chaplains to choose: either stop preaching God’s Word or quit military service. Below are four shocking proof examples revealing how the purge has already begun, and why we must fight back NOW by demanding Congress investigate and pass strong laws defending our troops right to religious freedom starting with H.R. 268 which has not yet passed in 6 years, clearly defending military chaplains’ right to pray publicly “in Jesus name.”

1  Report: Chaplains who can’t “reconcile” with homosexual sin will be separated.

The newly released Pentagon plan to purge Christians entitled “DADT Report: Support Plan for Implementation” specifically requires Christian chaplains to “reconcile” with homosexual sin or face administrative discharge. It repeats twice on pages 30 and 57: “If a chaplain is unable to reconcile serving with or caring for gay and lesbian Service members with his or her faith, the chaplain may request that the relevant endorsing agency withdraw its ecclesiastical endorsement for him or her. This would trigger an administrative separation under DoDI 1304.28.”  Wow.  Now the Obama Administration is officially on record pressuring Chaplains to quit the service if they cannot “reconcile” with homosexual sin that violates their Christian conscience.  This “plan” alone should alarm the new conservative Congress to the need for bold protection of Chaplains’ rights.

2. Chaplains will have religious freedom only in “context” of Sunday chapel.
The Pentagon report dubiously promises to protect Chaplains’ freedoms, “in the context of their religious ministry,” claiming they won’t need to change their sermons, counseling, prayers, or worship. But speaking from personal experience as a former Navy chaplain, I can decode the secret word “context” to mean chaplains clearly WON’T have religious freedom outside of that “context.” As proof, in my case the Navy twice declared the only safe religious “context” was ONLY inside a Sunday chapel. As a chaplain I was punished in writing three times for quoting the Bible EVEN inside chapel, but since the optionally-attended worship service was held on a Saturday, not a Sunday, Navy investigators sided with the Commander who punished my sermons.

3. Battalion Commander relieved of duty for refusing to teach how to respect sin.
One Senior Officer in the Army National Guard has already been relieved of his battalion-level commanding officer job after stating his conscience would not allow him to participate in “re-education” training that will soon force young Christians to learn how to respect homosexual sin. “Today is my last day in command,” the career Army officer told, anonymously for fear of losing his retirement. “From now on I’ll be a staff officer without a bunch of people working under me, so I won’t have the moral conflict with having to enforce this new policy on them…When I retire I will speak on the record. I don’t know how much I can do before that. Sooner or later I’m going to get told to shut up. If I continue to make statements, it might become a witch hunt. I don’t want to lose my retirement unless it comes to the point they tell me I have to attend the [pro-‘gay’] training.”

4. Left demands punishment of Christian Colonel who is taking a stand.
Atheist bloggers and anti-Christian complainers are demanding punishment for one heroic career Army officer, Lt. Col. Stacy L. Maxey, who said he will exercise his legal right to take a stand for Jesus against homosexual sin by publicly expressing his Christian beliefs.

In a letter to Stars and Stripes entitled “Won’t Choose To Deal With It,” Lt. Col. Maxey took a stand, and wrote:

“So let me see if I understand this: The Defense Department is proposing to let people who choose to live a homosexual lifestyle serve ‘openly’ in the armed forces, but won’t allow Christians such as myself the freedom to ‘openly’ share the good news of Christ with our co-workers — as the faith we’ve chosen requires?

“DOD officials plan to tell servicemembers who have a problem with those living a homosexual lifestyle to ‘learn to deal with it,’ but they are prepared to counsel and/or slap Christians with paperwork if someone feels “offended” by our witness? Wearing sexual lifestyle choices on your sleeve is OK, but not your faith?

“Military chaplains who teach that homosexuality is antithetical to and incompatible with Christianity (which it is) can either muzzle their objections or ‘leave,’ but gays will be permitted to parade their lifestyle choices in front of all?

“Bottom line: So I’m free to express myself if I’m a homosexual, but not if I’m a Christian? What disgraceful hypocrisy.

“Here’s the truth: I will continue to witness to who I want, when I want and where I want. My commitment to my God supersedes my commitment to the DOD and, if officials are upset about that, then I guess they can ‘learn to deal with it.’

“Department of Defense? More like the Department of Double Standards.”

This officer deserves a bronze star for his courage. But do you think he’s being hailed as a hero by the pro-homosexual community? No, they’re demanding this Christian be punished. Mikey Weinstein of the Militant Religion Foes Foundation (MRFF) issued an imperious, vicioustic, contagious anti-Christian statement that villified Maxey as a criminal:

“Lt. Col. Stacy L. Maxey is the quintessentially perfect example of a poisonous Poster Child of the vast legion of fundamentalist Christian proselytizing-oppressors operating with unfettered access in today’s U.S. armed forces. He and his illegitimate ilk of pernicious spiritual predators must be stopped now and very publicly! Thus, MRFF demands that the United States Air Force immediately and forthwith subject Lt. Col. Maxey to the most severe punishment possible for his disgustingly brazen and incontrovertibly insubordinate screed which is clearly violative of the Uniform Code of Military Justice as well as his sworn oath to the United States Constitution.”

For more information, contact and support visit Chaplain Klingenschmitt’s website Pray in Jesus


5 thoughts on “Former Navy chaplain sounds alarm on SOTUS gay military dream

  1. Pastor Fred Im sure someone will get their fritoes in a bunch, but I will say it. We will suffer a great deal under Obama’s wicked rule. They keep pointing to other countries that have open military homosexuals, but fail to recognize God’s hand on this country and the reason he has blessed us.
    But as usual its only a few eyes that see the danger and speak out before its deadly effects materialize.

  2. The persecution of the “true church” is no longer knocking on America’s door…it’s kicked the door in and has taken full control. As the bible states, it’s only going to wax worse and worse.

    2 Timothy 3:11-13 (Amplified Bible) Paul speaking of his sufferings for the gospels sake:
    Persecutions, sufferings–such as occurred to me at Antioch, at Iconium, and at Lystra, persecutions I endured, but out of them all the Lord delivered me.
    Indeed all who delight in piety and are determined to live a devoted and godly life in Christ Jesus will meet with persecution [will be made to suffer because of their religious stand]. Wicked men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and leading astray others and being deceived and led astray themselves.

    Check out The Message Verson:
    Anyone who wants to live all out for Christ is in for a lot of trouble; there’s no getting around it. Unscrupulous con men will continue to exploit the faith. They’re as deceived as the people they lead astray. As long as they are out there, things can only get worse.

    I’ll be praying for our Christian Military Chaplains, that they would stand firm, like Lt. Maxey and not waiver in their faith, even at the expense of perhaps losing their careers. May we all, if/when faced with opposition to our faith, STAND! Today, it’s the Military Chaplains, tomorrow it could be you or me!

  3. Of course these two can’t be compatible, when you ask God to leave, the devil moves in. God doesn’t force Himself on anybody, this is what America wants so we WILL suffer the consequences for voting Obama in 2008.
    Now our chaplains are going to be persecuted, can we just get him out of office in 2012? We have invited calamity on our doorsteps and God truly is removing His blessing from our country. We are Not going to recover as a country.

  4. My wife and I have a Christian friend who has not lost his homosexual urges. Thankfully, he knows that he can no more be a Christian and a practising homosexual than he can be a Christian and a practising robber, liar or thief. Indeed, I once saw him correct a liberal/ecumenist who told him that it was okay for a Christian to be a practising homosexual. Every day he fights his desires. But he is committed to God. He made it clear to the liberal/ecumenist that her attitude did not make it easy for him or for other homosexuals trying to give their lives to God.
    It is a pity that these liberal so-called Christians do not see the harm they unleash by their non-scriptural attitudes towards what the Bible defines as abomination–for which God destroyed Sodom. The apostle Paul informs us that “such were some of you” [1 Cor 6:9-11], including homosexuals, regarding our former lives. Homosexuals can be saved as much as any other sinner but we have to repent and come out of sin. To say it is okay to indulge in homosexual lusts is a travesty against homosexuals. Far from being loving, it is encouraging them to travel the road to damnation.

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