August 28, 2014

Presbyterian Church to Ordain Gays as Ministers


This article has a bias. For example: Chaves said his father, a voting member of his presbytery, was persuaded to vote for it due to the vitriol of opponents. The best commentary however are provided by Fr. John Peck on Journey to Orthodoxy. Fr. John writes that Christians have conflated pastoral ministry with the demand by the homosexual lobby for moral parity. He concluded with this passage from scripture: Thus says the LORD: “Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls. But they said, "We will not walk in it” (Jeremiah 6:16). Source: Yahoo News | HT: Journey to Orthodoxy CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Presbyterian Church voted on Tuesday to allow the ordination of gays, becoming the fourth Protestant denomination in the United States to make the move that experts say reflects a larger cultural shift. The debate over whether gays should be ordained as ministers has led to sharp … [Read more...]