CHRISTIANS

Redskins Quarterback Wants Michael Sam “To Follow Jesus”

140209210505-michael-sam-senior-bowl-horizontal-galleryKirk Cousins is pretty much exactly that kind of person. The kind who says “homosexual lifestyle,” and suggests that openly gay Michael Sam is only really a valuable person because he is good at football, and then says he would like to show Sam “what it means to follow Jesus.”

Oh thank you Kirk Cousins, that is so nice of you. And when you are done, maybe Michael will show you what it is like to follow him into a gay bar, and you will both have learned about each other. Get thee behind me!

This is the same sort of “charitable” attitude that leads missionaries to be like, “oh, hey, look, a new and different culture! Let’s do them the favor of wiping out their heritage and making them be more like us.”

So it’s probably no surprise that Cousins works for a company that is named for a wildly offensive colonialist slur.

Anyway, thank but no thanks, Kirk Cousins. And hey, were you aware that many gay people already consider themselves followers of Jesus? The more you know.

Oh and here’s another a fun fact: last year Kirk described Mary Magdalene as “a prostitute who had seven demons inside her.” Are you sure you’re not thinking of Sigourney Weaver in Ghostbusters?

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29 Comments

  • balehead

    Kirk Cousins is a bed wetting bitch…..

  • Mike

    I never knew that was Sigourney Weaver in Ghostbusters. I was thinking… “No, that was Alien,” but I’ve learned something new!
    Kirk Cousins can stick his Bible-thumping thumb up his ass, but that might make him gay.

  • Dakotahgeo

    Cousins of a devilish feather stick together, but I won’t say with what. (Get your tongue back in your mouth, Kirk!).

  • Randy

    For all he knows Michael Sam may follow the Jesus he believes in, since the only place Jesus lives is in the minds of the deluded.

  • MB

    WELL! I must say, this Kirk dude certainly does have an AGENDA, doesn’t he?

    I hate my life, and trying to live it, referred to as an agenda all the time but here, here is some Jeebus freak wanting to shove his agenda down Michael Sam’s throat.

    HOW CHARMING!

  • MB

    *THAT my life.

  • hyhybt

    @Mike: She looks so different with hair…

    Anybody happen to know why so many think Mary Magdelene was a prostitute?

  • MikeE

    @hyhybt: It’s an erroneous interpretation that became popularized in sunday sermons by the Catholic church

  • Black Pegasus

    @balehead: LMAO **death**

  • Mikah

    “Straight” guys certainly have a huge boner for Jesus.

  • dougmc92

    why exactly is there a picture of Robbie Rogers with this story….too lazy to crop???

  • Zekester

    OK, two things:

    1) Why do you have a picture of professional soccer player Robbie Rogers with Michael Sam to illustrate this story? What does he have to do with this story?

    2) Wouldn’t you think that Cousins, the son of a Baptist preacher, would at least accurately know the fairy tales of the myth he worships? Mary Magdalene was never identified as a prostitute in the Bible. There wasn’t even so much as a hint of such a thing. The fable only states that she was demon possessed. I’m always amazed by all of the Bible literalists who repeat the unbiblical story that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute.

  • jamiehall

    Interesting that Jesus guided Kirk Cousins to one of the worst and most disorganized franchises in the NFL. Maybe Kirk isn’t as close to Jesus as he thinks.

  • andrewstow

    @jamiehall: Fucking Thank You, JH.

  • Andrew

    Well first of all maybe to follow Jesus K.C. could not judge others and then wake up to the fact that Mary M was not a prostitute and the church has recognized this for nearly the last 60 years or so. The christian church admit they got it wrong.

    K.C. needs to stop thinking he’s Christian just b/c he watched Jesus Christ Superstar. Wish other Christians would pick these guys up on this crap

  • Robsjcfll

    Kirk, sweetheart, did you sit down and have a coffee with Jesus one on one? Jesus PERSONALLY tells you all the answers to piety? Believe less and question more. Jesus gave you a brain..oops..God gave you a brain. use it. That will honor him.

  • Caleb in SC

    “Follow Jesus?” Where is he going?

  • Harley

    @Caleb in SC: didn’t you hear? Straight to the next NRA meeting with a spiffy new AK47 assault rifle with a 60 chamber clip.

  • Cam

    Can’t wait for the time when young gay kids are not embarrassed or ashamed, but people who hold this guys opinions and beliefs are.

  • Rad

    Really, this gets press?

    If anything I am more embarrassed for the people who have to wear their religion on their sleeves; that they cannot live with out it. It just screams “Mental weakness” to me; that the person cannot cope with life without relying on some intangible belief.

  • balehead

    More White Supremacy in the form of “Christianity”….don’t be fooled…

  • balehead

    The reason they put Robbie Rogers up was that as a closet case…a lot of people thought Rogers was a “White Christian”….

  • sportyguy1983

    Here is a novel idea, if you don’t like his religious beliefs, don’t listen to him, don’t go to his church, don’t support him financially (buy his jersey or buy products he sponsors/is sponsored by), don’t follow the football team he plays on. Calling him childish names does nothing but makes you look like an ignorant redneck with no intelligent retort to his religious beliefs.

  • BJ McFrisky

    By “follow Jesus,” I believe Mr. Cousins was alluding to Jesus’s Twitter account.

  • corey

    Aren’t all athletes only good for their ability in the game? Why else would rapists, wife beaters, drunk drivers, illegal gun owners, dog torturing-fighting-electricuting, F students, etc be allowed to continue to work in they’re sport if it was r the case? Is this Cousins dude supposing that all these guys are the perfect example of citizens? His belief in Jesus is not the reason the Red Skins keep him. Heteros who focus to much on athletics loose the use of the most important muscle of then all, the brain! Of course they think its their dick,

  • MK Ultra

    Cousins is gay.

  • DickieJohnson

    When is everyone going to learn? Jesus didn’t say one single word about same-sex anything – nada – zip – zilch! He did say to accept, forgive, and love EVERYONE, which, I believe, includes bitter & hateful queens, bigots, and other offensive people. Some of the vitriol spewed here equals the sh*t coming from the worst of the anti-gay a**h*les. That really makes us look worthwhile.

  • Harley

    @DickieJohnson: That’s only because all the queens are turning their mirrors around and all that vitriolic vomit that is spewing forth from the “religious” right is just getting reflected back onto them. Nothing else.

  • MK Ultra

    @DickieJohnson: Some of the vitriol here? Cousins said gay people are the equivalent of drug addicts and alcoholics.
    I think people here have been restrained as Cousins have.

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