Yesterday, I told the story of the Mormon temple in LA that had been shut down by protesters angry that Proposition 8 had outlawed same-sex marriage.  Good for the Mormons. They have chosen to take a stand and live with the consequences.  I wondered why only the Mormons were targeted.  Was it that the other churches are not worth the protest?

Finally, the protest has begun to spill over to other churches.  Rick Warren’s Saddleback church was targeted this weekend.

According to CBS2-TV, Saddleback was targeted Sunday.  They quoted Ed Todeschini, a volunteer with the Human Rights Campaign in Orange County, as saying there were “about 1,000 protesters are fanned along sidewalks in front of Saddleback Church.” (note:  Saddleback attendance averages 23,000 a week.)

The other congregations were not as visible and vocal in their support of the measure?

I remember with pride the report that two rabbis were seen standing at the edge of our church property praying.  We sponsor a Messianic congregation, and they were praying against what they saw as heresy.  Our There is reported to be a thick folder on our Messianic fellowship leader in anti-evangelism corners.  We made a noise and got noticed.

Are you standing against sin or for the salvation of a people group sufficient that the devil knows your name?

Is your church worth beign protested?