At the end of the story, the writer raises the issue of hypocrisy in the evangelical church. But this story is not really about hypocrisy, but denial and repression.
Barnes said in the 32- minute video, which church leaders permitted The Denver Post to view. "... I can't tell you the number of nights I have cried myself to sleep, begging God to take this away."
I feel for this man so much. Living like this is more than anyone should. Instead of considering, CONSIDERING that maybe people don't choose these decisions, they just keep with the anti-gay stuff.
Maybe, just MAYBE these people live in their own version of hell, praying that God would make them "straight" and finding out that it doesn't work that way. Instead of some humility on the issue, we just get more certainty.