So, at last, we have an important evangelical figure admitting that conservative evangelicals are repelled by gay people, that homosexuality is not a choice, and that God won’t cure it, even if omnipotence means He could
Day: September 30, 2012
Myers and many other religious leaders harbor the conviction that families led by same-sex partners undermine the institution of marriage and the well-being of children. In 33 years of ordained life, I have seen just the opposite: blessing and supporting relationships that are marked by love, fidelity and commitment — whether they are headed by a man and a woman, two women or two men — provide a foundation of social stability that supports all families.
If reports are correct, the commission, at the moment, seems to be focusing on three candidates, Bishop John Sentamu of York, Bishop Graham James of Norwich, who has said he is praying for someone else to get the job because he believes that at 62 he is too old for it, and Bishop Justin Welby of Durham, who has been a bishop for less than a year.
Psalm 66,67 (Morning) Psalm 19,46 Hosea 2:2-14 James 3:1-13: Matthew 13:44-52 James 3:1-13: Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking is perfect, able to …