Sunday, February 9, 2014

United Methodists Yet Divided Over Same Sex Marriage

Some members of the United Methodist church strive to move forward, but others are determined to stand by the Word of God, opposing gay marriage.   One of the most strangest things to comprehend is this, there is no way to move forward unless we are in full obedience to God's commandments. 

According to, one scholar has warned that Methodists are “retreating into our various camps” instead of seeking a resolution over an issue the church has formally debated since the 1970s.  

There should never be and division as our Word tells us, but-too many church people would like to agree with what is wrong, in order to get along within our society.

United Methodists are in Upheaval as Some Clergy Defy Church Law to Officiate at Homosexual Weddings

The dispute among United Methodists over recognition of same-sex couples has lapsed into a doctrinal donnybrook, pitting clergy who are presiding at gay weddings in defiance of church law against proponents of traditional marriage who are trying to stop them.

Since 2011, Methodist advocates for gay marriage have been recruiting clergy to openly officiate at same-sex ceremonies in protest of...Read full article, here.

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