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Benham Brothers Defend Roy Moore, Say it's 'Sad' to See Christians Condemn 'Without Knowing All the Facts'
by Leah Marieann Klett : Nov 30, 2017 : GospelHerald.com
http://www.gospelherald.com/articles/71664/20171130/benham-brothers-defend-roy-moore-sad-see-christians-condemn-without.htm

"...the narrative has started to crumble as the first accuser lacks credibility with her three divorces, three bankruptcies and three charges against pastors for the very thing of which she accused Moore. The second was discovered to be a Democratic Party operative, working for both Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. And the yearbook accuser couldn't produce an authentic signature of Moore's..."

[GospelHerald.com] In an op-ed, twin brothers David and Jason Benham, the Christian real-estate entrepreneurs who were famously dropped from an HGTV home-flipping show due to their belief in traditional marriage, first contended that "the spirit behind exposing sin must be one of restoration, not condemnation (or destruction)." (Photo: The Benham brothers/via Wikipedia)



"If restoration is not the goal, then Christians should refuse to jump in and immediately condemn someone without investigating the facts," they said. "Instead, we should pray for the truth to be known—for both the accusers and the accused—gather the facts and seek restoration where needed. This applies not only to Roy Moore, but also to Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and others as well."

The brothers went on to criticize Republicans—including John McCain, Jeff Flake, Mitt Romney Mitch McConnell, and Paul Ryan—who quickly denounced Moore after The Washington Post reported that the Alabama Senate candidate sexually assaulted teenage girls while in his early 30s.

"All that was left was to fracture dissenters by accusing them of being sexual predators themselves," wrote the brothers. "The problem, though, is that over the last few weeks, the narrative has started to crumble as the first accuser lacks credibility with her three divorces, three bankruptcies and three charges against pastors for the very thing of which she accused Moore."

"The second was discovered to be a Democratic Party operative, working for both Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. And the yearbook accuser couldn't produce an authentic signature of Moore's, despite demands from the Moore camp. The facts surrounding the other accusers are still quite gray..."

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