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A Texas Presbyterian “pastor” defended her work advocating for abortions this week, saying she is just “following God’s call on our lives.”

Life News reports:

In an interview with Elle magazine, the Rev. Angela Williams said she opposes the Texas heartbeat law because of her Christian faith.

“As clergy, our calling comes from a higher power,” she told Elle. “We’ve taken sacred vows to accompany people, to love them, and to follow God’s call on our lives; to follow God as we move and breathe and exist in this world. If there are consequences for doing that, so be it.” One of the ways Williams believes she is following God is by advocating against the life-saving new state law.

The heartbeat law (Senate Bill 8), which went into effect Sept. 1, prohibits abortions on unborn babies once their heartbeat is detectable, about six weeks of pregnancy. Pro-life leaders estimate it already has saved thousands of unborn babies from abortion and has the potential to save tens of thousands more.

Williams said it is time for clergy to speak up against pro-life efforts to ban abortions. She works as the outreach and faith strategist for Texas Freedom Network, a pro-abortion group that tries to convince Christians and other religious people that supporting the killing of unborn babies in abortions is a religious issue. The network recently started a project urging churches to commit to supporting abortion as part of their mission.

“Reproductive freedom is a taboo topic that people in congregations don’t want to touch with a 10-foot pole,” she continued. “… So people just don’t talk about it, whether they agree with it politically or not, whether they agree with it morally or not.” She slammed the law for violating “my body, my politics, space and values.”

“It’s based in shame. It’s trying to scare people into silence. It might be successful in that regard, but we’re not going to go down quietly,” she continued. “It is important to stand up and say, ‘No.’ We’ve been quiet and silent, and let things happen for fear of disturbing the waters and disturbing relationships—and we have seen the devastating consequences of that. This has to come from a faith voice.”

Williams has visited the Texas State Capitol in Austin to protest the life-saving anti-abortion law.

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Jim Bradford
6 months ago

By golly, the Commies have even infested the churches. Sad.

Dinkus
Dinkus
6 months ago
Reply to  Jim Bradford

Those roaches know precisely every “industry”/group they have to infiltrate. Public schools scare me the most. Young minds are so easily swayed and imbeded.
You can take a certain group of high percentage illiterates and they have been pumping them out for decades from the public schools, …………… and still every election the parents vote (D). Never learn, never will learn. That is a prime example of why the public schools scare me the most into the future.

Pat
Pat
2 months ago
Reply to  Dinkus

Make every teacher and law maker who supports abortion,
go to a clinic and sit through an actual abortion and see if they
still support the horrendously brutal dismemberment of babies!!!!!
If they don’t still, don’t understand, then don’t allow them to teach
our kids in classrooms. Kids don’t need to be indoctrinated with un-Godly garbage that they’re feeding our kids today. Including gay lifestyle!

Dan P Moylan
Dan P Moylan
6 months ago
Reply to  Jim Bradford

obviously she serves her God , who is Satan. I feel sorry for anyone who is being lead astray by this so-called Reverend

Max Newby
Max Newby
6 months ago
Reply to  Dan P Moylan

I wonder if this “Reverend “ can quote even one verse from the Bible. BTW, can she find the only verse in the Bible referring to the word, “Reverend”. It’s certainly not talking about her.

David
David
6 months ago
Reply to  Max Newby

A
Amen

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
2 months ago
Reply to  Max Newby

We who do know, revere our Lord Jesus Christ, God the Father and the Holy Ghost. Amen!

David Moore
David Moore
6 months ago
Reply to  Dan P Moylan

Yes I agree . God is a God of Life. God knows us in the womb and has plans for us. In Ecclesiastes God States murdering babies is abhorrent and perverted. Killing babies is a Jezebel spirit. We know how God had her killed for her evil. Read her story. And murded is also one of the ten commandments, do not murder.

Fred
Fred
6 months ago

Crucify the murderer.

P W
P W
6 months ago

This would be a sign that America is clearly on the decline if this is the caliber of people making up this society. If you can follow the logic of this woman then you too need to seek help.

I understand the need for access to abortions, I do not understand a person in a Christian religious affiliation finding a way to make the case for them. In a sane society there would be opposition to subjects and a healthy push and pull between the two sides in order to test their ideas, but the religious person in this situation should be arguing for the moral position which would not include pro-abortion! Now if she were with the church of satan then I would clearly understand her position. I wonder if she realizes that on the debate stage she would be on the side of devil worshippers and the dark master himself, would she feel awkward being on that side of the argument arguing the exact same points as lucifer??? Only in a mixed up world as we have today would someone be so contrarian as to even pretend to believe the things this woman is trying to portray.

Philip Hammersley
Philip Hammersley
6 months ago

Reprobate “pastors” who reject God’s CLEAR teaching will face extra punishment. They have “left natural affection” and have “reprobate minds.”

Max Newby
Max Newby
6 months ago

AMEN

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
5 months ago

Please don’t soil the name Pastor, by calling her one. She is not and never will be a Christian Pastor. The Bible clearly defines what a Pastor is and she doesn’t fit the bill. Sorry ladies, God did reserve that calling for men and no I don’t know why.

Catherine
Catherine
6 months ago

Satan’s agents do not belong in a pulpit!

Kate
Kate
6 months ago

Our society has lost its civility and morality. There is a $10,000 fine for destroying an eagle egg, yet, we fight to keep the ability to destroy a child! Insanity!

Redwolf
Redwolf
6 months ago

Woman, if your so-called god sanctions murdering infants in their mothers womb then you can keep him. He sounds a lot more like Satan than the Holy God of the Bible.

Felix Diaz
6 months ago

Texas Presbyterian “Pastor” Angela Williams defended her pro abortion work saying “As clergy our calling from a higher power”. She is a fake. The Bible in 1 Timothy 3:2says that a bishop (pastor) must be the husband of one wife, (not a wife of one husband). Nowhere will one find in Scripture that God calls women to be pastors so one has to wonder where her powers come.

musicgirl77
musicgirl77
6 months ago

She needs to read her Bible. What happened to love the sinner but not the sin? What happened to discipleing choosing GOD’s will and not our own. What happened to as you follow God, His will becomes your will and wisdom. What happened to THOU SHALT NOT MURDER? We can LOVE those that have taken that step but not APPROVE it. Their shame isn’t for us, it’s for GOD. AND HE HEALS THAT! Christians that believe in abortions and right to decide for our bodies aren’t following Him at all. And those they turn in that direction is on them on Judgement Day.

Sharon Krotts
Sharon Krotts
6 months ago

Some day you will have to stand before God to give an answer. What will you say then? I wouldn’t want to be in your shoes!

Donald
Donald
6 months ago

I would like Her to show me , were in the Bible, does it say Abortion is part of a Christian, rights

Lillian Reheusser
Lillian Reheusser
6 months ago

God gives us this gift of a new life to nurture and protect and she feels it is His will that we tear it up and throw it back at Him? She needs some serious mental care. If it’s not the gift you want then why not just re-gift it? There are plenty of people who would treasure a new baby girl or boy.

Scotty
Scotty
6 months ago

God doesn’t tell people to kill people, that is the devil’s domain.

Goodyear
6 months ago
Reply to  Scotty

Well that’s not entirely true. When the Jews left Egypt many turned from God and created a false god of gold. Even Moses brother went along with them. When Moses came down the mountain he instructed those who repented and followed God to kill by the sword those who worshiped the false god. The Jews were also told to go into the promised land and kill everyone there. But nowhere has God told anyone to kill a baby in the womb.

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
2 months ago
Reply to  Goodyear

True, he does direct the killing of those that have rejected Him, knowing that they should worship God and only God. Even in some cases down to the children of that country.

Thomas allen
Thomas allen
6 months ago

Talk about confused!!! I wish people like this would be quiet, better to be silent and considered a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Abortion is murder, prove me wrong.

Barbara
Barbara
6 months ago
Reply to  Thomas allen

You are absolutely correct, it is MURDER!!!

Jesse
Jesse
6 months ago

This person is no man of GOD.

Barbara
Barbara
6 months ago
Reply to  Jesse

Nor Truly a Woman of God either. The issue is not that she is a woman pastor, but that she believes God approves of abortion!!! No Pastor, male or female is called to support abortion!

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
2 months ago
Reply to  Barbara

I beg your pardon, have you no knowledge of the Satanic Cults? They even sacrifice the young.

Barbara
Barbara
6 months ago

Yes, it is very sad, but do not refer to them as Commies, they are apparently listening to Satan and definitely not God Himself. I am proud to be one who stands against abortion and will continue doing so until I leave this world, it was not and never will be part of God’s plans for His People. Those who seem to see nothing wrong are apparently listening to Satan and not God, nor Jesus, nor the Holy Spirit, no matter what church they may belong to. I once was Catholic and when I was told to leave the Catholic church by God Himself, I left it over 20 years ago and have had no regrets. Now I stand proudly against abortion which is the murder of an innocent baby that God Himself placed in the womb. Read Psalm 139!!!

Lou
Lou
6 months ago

This thing woman is not of God. God loves babies and children. This creature doesn’t know God at all. This creature only knows the devil. She is a very evil thing.

Lou
Lou
6 months ago

The democrats and all evil people need to get a taste of the awful covid that Fauci turned loose. Fauci is the reason all those people died from covid The democrats are taking something to keep from getting the covid. Why hasn’t Fauci and Joe had the covid yet ?

elemteacher
elemteacher
6 months ago

The Presbyterian Church and the Episcopal Church have really been rocking progressive for quite a while. I didn’t realize they’d gone this far. How about it, Presbyterians? Is this indicative of what your church stands for?

Grayfox41
Grayfox41
5 months ago

I used to be a Presbyterian. I think many have become “fair weather” Christians.

AZtejas41
AZtejas41
2 months ago

We live in a world that has no fact based knowledge of what a Christian Church. It is a very simply definition that the Apostle Paul provided to Timothy. A Christian Church has two offices the first being that of the Pastor or Bishop. This is a husband of one woman, a person called to preach. A man that is not given to drinking wine, no wine of any type.
The second is that of the Deacon, also the husband of one woman. He is allowed to drink a little wine. Women do not have formal positions in a Christian Church, although you will find them prophesying and teaching in the epistles of Paul. I believe most should allow them to formally raise their voice in Prayer during services.

The Catholic Church follows more closely that organization of the Jewish church as the Islamic religions do. Where they came up with the TRADITION of the church, is probably their way of holding power within the church, instead of following the Word of God. Each to their own, very few congregations follow the Word of God in today’s world. As Christ wondered, so I do. Will there be any children of God on earth when he returns to claim his bride or will there only be those that rise from the grave.