“I actually wasn’t thinking of this as an act of civil disobedience or church disobedience. I was thinking of it as a response to my son.”

– The Rev. Thomas Ogletree, a United Methodist theologian and former dean of Yale Divinity School, who is facing church charges for presiding at the same-sex wedding of his son. He was quoted by The New York Times.

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  1. Daniel hoffman

    Reverend Ogletree is failing to follow scripture. Matthew 10:35 and Luke 12:51-53. In Luke it says that He comes to bring division, “To divide father against son and son against father.” I suppose a father “unequally yoked ” to his son should abandon him, or worse.

    As a father, I respect Thomas Ogletree for placing his real family first.

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