“To address Christian homosexual marriage, attention must be turned to the tradition of the church, and here I am indebted to the work of Daniel M. Bell Jr. St. Augustine is the major figure in the teaching of the church on marriage. For him marriage is an office, a duty . Similarly, today’s church accepts that gay people are coming to know Christ, but quickly adds that in addition to trusting in Christ, we must also change and become straight or celibate before we can truly be saved. However, the church has already settled this question once and for all, as the Bible records.
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The General Assembly should issue an Authoritative Interpretation (AI) an ecumenical group that supports the full inclusion and participation of all people in the Church, including gay and lesbian persons. In America, More Light Presbyterians, a coalition of gay-inclusive congregations, was founded in 1980. Today the organization has 113. Mar 06, 2015 · Hozier's discusses the meaning behind his hit song "Take Me To Church," performing with Annie Lennox at the Grammies, and of course, the correct pronunciatio.