Televangelist Pat Robertson told a
viewer on Monday that gay-inclusive churches are leading their
congregations to hell.
Robertson, an ardent opponent of gay
rights, made his remarks during The 700 Club's Bring It
On-Line segment, in which he answers viewers' questions.
“I was visiting a church with a
Christian friend of mine. I was shocked that the pastor was openly
gay and talked about this with everyone. I asked my friend if he
accepted this and he said he did because he did not think it was a
sin. I left the church later and told my friend I would not be going
back because I think this is a sin against Christianity. Was I right
or wrong to leave?” the unnamed viewer asked.
“There's no question about it,”
answered. “To have a church saying [homosexuality] is not a
sin – it's okay – they're leading people down the road to
“If I were you, I would stay far away
from them,” he advised.