Watch this pastor nail the church's hypocrisy on gay rights

Even if you don't go to church, you might feel like it after watching this.

In a five minute speech worthy of the greatest church leaders, Pastor E Dewey Smith from Georgia in the US powerfully summed up the hypocritical attitudes of some churches towards LGBT people in a video uploaded to YouTube this week.

The eloquent, impassioned sermon called out church leaders who call gay people "abominations" but don't mind using them for their musical talents if it will further the interests of their churches.

The congregation cheered as Smith went on to elaborate:

We demonise and dehumanise the same people that we use and we don’t say nothing about the gay choir director because he’s good for business... As long as the choir sound good, I ain’t saying nothing about his sexuality. We have done what the slave master did to us. Dehumanise us, degrade us, demonise us, but then use them for our advantage.

Smith went on to criticise the habit of selectively picking and choosing which parts of the Bible are supposed to be adhered to in modern times and which aren't - from wearing mixed linens to not sleeping in the same house as a woman on her period.

You can't evangelise and antagonise at the same time. You cannot... inspire the same people that you insult.

Amen to that.

Watch Smith's masterful takedown in full below:

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