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Drew Brees and Benjamin Watson Respond to Liberal Outrage Over Bible Video; 'I Encourage You Not to Believe the Negativity'

Lindsay Elizabeth : Sep 10, 2019  Faithwire.com

"...I live by two very simple Christian fundamentals. That is: Love the Lord with all your heart, mind and soul, and love your neighbor as yourself. I think the first one is very self-explanatory, the second one ... what does that mean to me: love all, respect all, accept all. That is actually how I try to live my life ... no matter your race, your color, your religious preference, your sexual orientation, your political beliefs; it doesn't matter. So, the ... rumors that have been spread about me are completely untrue." -Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints QB

[Faithwire.com] New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees defended his involvement with a 'Bring Your Bible to School Day' video on Thursday after left-leaning media outlets bashed him for working with the Focus on the Family group. (Image: Drew Brees /Facebook-Focus on the Family /via Faithwire)

Media outlets, who labeled Focus on the Family as anti-LGBTQ+, called for Brees to explain and apologize for his involvement with the organization...

Brees, who was completely broadsided by this attack, took to Twitter on Thursday night to set the record straight...

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Below is an excerpt of what Drew Brees said in his Twitter-video response to the negativity:

"...I'd like to set the record straight; I live by two very simple Christian fundamentals. That is: Love the Lord with all your heart, mind and soul, and love your neighbor as yourself. I think the first one is very self-explanatory, the second one ... what does that mean to me: love all, respect all, accept all. That is actually how I try to live my life ... no matter your race, your color, your religious preference, your sexual orientation, your political beliefs; it doesn't matter. So, the ... rumors that have been spread about me are completely untrue.

"What I did was ... filmed a video recently that was encouraging kids to bring their Bibles to school for National Bring Your Bible to School Day ... to be able to live out your faith with confidence, and I even gave one of my favorite Bible verses. It was as simple as that..." Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

Fellow NFL player Benjamin Watson also defended Brees, click here to watch him discuss the situation on Fox & Friends.







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