Cultural Pandering No Boon for Shriveling United Church of Christ

by (@TheIRD) February 3, 2013

By John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) Advocates for churches and Christian institutions reconsidering biblical teaching on sexual morality frequently claim that such cultural accomodationism is “needed” if Christian communities are to have any hope of surviving in an America whose secular culture is increasingly intolerant of moral boundaries for sexual expression (beyond consent). If one is going […]

United Methodist Bishops as Echo Chambers of Secular Culture

by (@markdtooley) January 15, 2013

United Methodist Bishop Sally Dyck of Chicago has generated a brouhaha by announcing to her Northern Illinois Conference her support for legalizing same sex marriage, which is currently before the Illinois legislature. She admits that United Methodist clergy may not conduct same sex unions, which their church law prohibits. And she admits her church officially […]

Chicago United Methodist Bishop Misrepresents Denomination’s Position

by (@JohnLomperis) January 14, 2013

Bishop Sally Dyck of the Northern Illinois Conference was a part of the Unity Task Force of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, but has also been a longtime champion of the LGBT cause. (photo credit: United Methodist News Service) A caucus group of evangelicals within the Chicago area of the United Methodist Church has […]