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The False Gospel in Gay Marriage Services

A Review of Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook By S. Donald Fortson*. Several mainline writers have collaborated on a recent book, Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook.[1] Contributors to the short volume, not surprisingly, come from denominations such as the UCC, TEC, ELCA and PCUSA – bodies that no longer confess Christian teaching on human …

Georgia Gov’t Reviewed Pastor’s Sermons on Homosexuality Before Firing Him, Documents Show

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post. A public health expert and Seventh-day Adventist pastor was fired by Georgia’s Department of Public Health after public officials were assigned to watch and review the content of his sermons on YouTube, official government documents indicate. On Wednesday, The First Liberty Institute announced that it filed a lawsuit on behalf of …

African United Methodist Bishops address issues of terrorism and marriage

By Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism. Recently 14 United Methodist bishops in Africa, collectively representing 5 million United Methodists in Africa’s growing churches, spoke out remarkably on the topics of terrorism and marriage. Their words were very different from rhetoric typical of the long declining U.S. church. Speaking well before the recent Paris terror, the African …

Overture seeks to restore marriage in the PCUSA to between one man and one woman: Concurrence needed

The Kiskiminetas Presbytery approved an overture seeking to change the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s definition of marriage to once again reflect that marriage is between “one man and one woman.” That definition was changed March 17 of this year when a majority of PCUSA presbyteries ratified the vote of the 221st General Assembly (2014) to change …

PCUSA: The dying denomination?

By Rachel Williams, Juicy Ecumenism. Back in March of this year, the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted to change the definition of marriage from “one man and one woman” to “two people, traditionally a man and a woman.” This allows clergy to now perform same-sex marriages and also states those clergy who are personally opposed to …

Think nothing has changed? Think again

For those who think that nothing has changed for Presbyterian pastors and sessions since the Presbyterian Church (USA) began allowing for same sex weddings, think again. Scrolling through the lead on virtually every page of The Presbyterian Outlook website reveals a thorough transition. The home page on 7/16 features “The Gift of a Wedding” by …

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