Christians are drawn to the homosexuality controversy like moths to a flame.
The latest controversy (of many) is the announcement by World Vision that they would be willing to hire a gay Christian in a same-sex marriage. They weren’t taking a position of the topic of same-sex marriage, they were acknowledging that churches and Christian denominations have differing positions on this subject and they no longer felt that they should bar professing Christians who are in committed same-sex marriage from employment with their organization.
The Internet blew up. (more…)
In this post Chad Holtz, pastor of Mountain View UMC in Dayton, TN, and who blogs at Desire Mercy and at umc holiness, explains why he no longer believes in Christian universalism: that everyone will be saved. He says that this idea has present day implications: “… in making God so big that he saves everyone I unwittingly created a God who saved no one.”(I attempted to use the WordPress reblog feature to post this, but it didn’t work. So, I pasted it here from umc holiness.) (more…)