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(RNS) Voters who supported gay marriage in four states on Election Day did so despite significant opposition from Christian institutions. They got it right, even though the church has gotten this issue wrong. Then again, "getting it wrong" has been a Christian tradition for too long. By C.S. Pearce.

 

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  1. How do Christians use an archaic text to govern their lives that can attack and defend EVERY issue under the sun?

    This piece really cements the reality of controversy in the eyes of the Christian community. That is, anti-semetism seems just as absurd as slavery and discriminating interracial relationships seems just as absurd as homophobia. The controversial issues of today will be no brainers in 30,40, 50 years from now.

    It can be said with absolute certainty that the stance on gay marriage will be as black and white as is the stance on slavery today. (Apology for the pun)
    Christians will find biblical “justifications” to accept the future that WILL include gay and lesbian marriage as an everyday occurrence.

    The question is: what will comes after issues gay marriage and contraception that face the Christian community?

    Be prepared for biblical “justifications” for both sides of any future argument.

  2. “The question is: what will comes after issues gay marriage and contraception that face the Christian community?”

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