The hgtv hit show "Fixer Upper" stars Chip as the contractor and his wife Joanna as the project manager and designer. They turn houses into dream homes. This week, however, they are in the news for something other than the great job they do at home renovation.

Where does their church stand on homosexuality?

The couple attend The Antioch Community Church which is an evangelical, non-denominational church in Waco, Texas. Pastor Jimmy Seibert leads the congregation and he has a very solid opinion on same-sex marriage and homosexuality.

He believes in converting people from homosexuality to heterosexuality. Of course this is against the recommendation of The American Psychological Association. In 2009 they took the stance that conversion therapy is not only ineffective but may actually cause harm to the participant.

In his sermons, Pastor Jimmy Seibert has consistently said that marriage is between a man and a woman. According to Womanista, he recently did an interview where he "denied the church isn't anti-gay."

What are the Gaines saying?

"Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines have not spoken up.

No word on their personal beliefs on the issue. There is speculation from some on social media that this means they do agree with the teachings of their pastor and they don't want to say it. Other fans feel that their personal beliefs are their own and have no impact on the show.

HGTV speaks out!

HGTV, however, has made their stance very clear. They do not, in any way, want to be viewed as anti-gay.

HGTV publicly pointed out that they have had a very diversified mix of people on their shows over the years and are very proud of that. They have not excluded any group of people,

This isn't the first time someone's conservative views on homosexuality has impacted their public lives. Remember the Chik-Fil-A controversy? What about the "Duck Dynasty" chaos? Just as everyone has the right to have an opinion on the subject of homosexuality, everyone else has the same right.

The personal beliefs of people in the public eye can impact their success.

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