All sins are heinous, but some sins are more heinous than others. Homosexual desire is no less forgivable, but it is more pernicious. If there is no resignation of ordained PCA officers who claim to be gay homosexuals who practice celibacy, then there will be no hope of peace and unity in the PCA.
An Ad Hoc Committee of Missouri Presbytery of the PCA has come to the defense of one of its own ministers who has just recently and publicly confessed that he is a “Gay Christian” who practices celibacy. Written before his “outing,” this report was discussed and received at a called meeting of Presbytery on May 18, 2019; it pertains just to issues surrounding the Revoice Conference.
Committee - Investigate - Memorial - Presbyterian - Church
The Committee to Investigate Memorial Presbyterian Church for Hosting the Revoice 18 Conference in July 2018 only found errors in poor judgment that originate from such things as imprudence and neglect in both the Pastor and the Church. They found nothing erroneous that “strikes at the vitals of religion.”
The Committee, after numerous interviews with participants in the Conference, found that most of the critics of the Revoice Conference had either misunderstood or misinterpreted the statements made by the participants. One area where they appear to show some sentiment with the critics is in the area of “aesthetic beauty attraction” as being something “underneath or behind” homoerotic attraction. They seemed to conclude that such a concept was not helpful at all in the conversation.
Issue - Committee - Confusion - Definition - Words
It appeared to me that the most poignant and troubling issue to the Committee was the confusion that comes from the definition of words and terminology between the speakers at the Conference and the critics. In the mind of the Committee, this generally has been caused by a generation gap between those 30-somethings and those 60-somethings. The meaning of...
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