Christian Baker Sends Cakes to LGBT Organizations

Sweet_CakesLOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ — Melissa Klein, the Oregon baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding and was fined $135,000, has baked ten cakes to send to ten top gay organizations throughout the United States.

“The idea of sending cakes was suggested to me by a Los Angeles filmmaker, as a gesture of love for homosexuals,” Klein said. “My husband and I have been vilified as being hateful, but we don’t hate anyone, let alone gay people.”

“Ray Comfort produced an award-winning film that epitomizes our attitude toward the LGBT community – that Christians are not their enemy,” Klein continued. “After seeing it, I wanted to send a copy of ‘Audacity’ to gay organizations and ask them to watch it.”

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Comfort, whose movies have been seen by millions, said, “When I saw that Melissa Klein and her husband Aaron had been fined $135,000 for not baking a cake for a lesbian wedding, I wanted to say something important in their defense. Like Melissa, I want the LGBT community to know that we are not their enemy.”

The filmmaker and best-selling author used an analogy to help explain how the Kleins and other Christian business owners feel. “I’d like to ask Melissa’s accusers: would they bake a cake for a wedding where lion meat would be served at the reception? I think most animal-lovers wouldn’t do it, not because they hated the couple, but because it would be condoning something that compromised their deeply held convictions. They simply believe that eating lion meat is morally wrong. Christians love gay people, but to lend support to a same-sex wedding is to compromise deeply held convictions.”

The letter that accompanied the cake and DVD read: “Hello, we are Aaron and Melissa Klein. We’re the bakers who declined to create a cake for a same-sex wedding and were ordered to pay…$135,000. We want you to know that our actions were not motivated by hatred, and we personally baked this cake as a small token of our love.”

The letter continued: “Enclosed is an award-winning movie that further expresses our feelings. I would be honored if you would watch it (it’s also freely available online at www.AudacityMovie.com).  One viewer commented: ‘I have to say, as a gay woman who watched Audacity, I agree that the topic was handled with love and compassion which was refreshing to see…the message was clear (even if it was one I disagreed with as an atheist).’ On behalf of Christians, we want you to know that we do love you, and we are not your enemy (America is about freedom, and freedom for everyone).”

Starring Travis Owens (“Friday Night Lights”), Molly Ritter (“Atrophy,” “Madison”), and Ben Price (“Australia’s Got Talent”), “Audacity” explores the conflict between Christians and homosexuality using both a thought-provoking plot and real and unscripted street interviews conducted by Ray Comfort.

“Audacity” is the fifth film produced by Living Waters Publications, a biblical evangelism media company led by Founder and CEO Ray Comfort. For more information visit www.livingwaters.com.



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  • carrotcakeman

    The bakers put out the names, address, email and phone number of the same gender couple online and encouraged other anti-gays to harass them. This was proven in court, and is why the fine is $135,000. But the bakers aren’t going to pay it anyway, their lawyers promised to pay before the bakers committed their crimes.

    All these anti-gay bakers and florists are being incited to commit those crimes by one anti-gay group, the Alliance Defending Freedom Of Faith. The attorneys from this Alliance are going to the 21 US States with laws that forbid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to find anti-gay wedding service providers with existing LGBT customer bases. The Alliance promises these anti-gays free legal representation and to pay all fines and costs BEFORE they commit those crimes, in the hope they can get these laws revoked. Look on the website of this “Alliance,” you will see they are raising money to do just that.

  • franklinb23

    “I think most animal-lovers wouldn’t do it, not because they hated the couple, but because it would be condoning something that compromised their deeply held convictions. They simply believe that eating lion meat is morally wrong. Christians love gay people, but to lend support to a same-sex wedding is to compromise deeply held convictions.”

    Because gay couples are harming who? Not God. God would remain as He is were humans not to exist at all.

    Heterosexual couples?

    Morality only makes sense when it’s an expression of opposition to demonstrable harm or evil. Abortion? Sure. War? Yes.

    Otherwise: it’s like saying you are offended by the wearing of red baseball hats because the Bible says it’s wicked. Never mind that no one suffers from it.

    • http://www.americanclarion.com/ Bob Ellis

      There is vastly more immoral and vastly more harmful in homosexual behavior and the counterfeiting of marriage than there is in red baseball hats.

      I’ve been over the harmful effect of counterfeiting things of value about a thousand times or more in the last two or three years alone, so I’ll add to that this:

      http://www.dakotavoice.com/2008/05/society-and-the-state-have-a-compelling-interest-in-preserving-marriage/

      The counterfeiting of marriage is the opposite of “victimless.” It is an assault on society as a whole, and in particular the most defenseless members of society.

      • WXRGina

        Thanks for embedding this movie, Bob. I’m watching it now. I love watching Ray Comfort in action, too. He’s the bomb!

        • http://www.americanclarion.com/ Bob Ellis

          Yes, I only wish I had the patience he does.

          • WXRGina

            He has supernatural patience. I could not hold a candle. Shoot, I can’t even drive down the street without getting aggravated at other drivers. :-/

            • http://www.americanclarion.com/ Bob Ellis

              I’m right there with ya.

      • DCM7

        It was interesting reading the old DV article. The “pro-gay-marriage” points being responded to were, of course, typical examples of starting with the desired conclusion and unsuccessfully laboring to logically back into them.