Monday, June 19, 2006


The train wreck that is the American Episcopal Church continues as the body elected 'Bishop' Katharine Jefferts Schori as their new leader. Her stance on homosexuality will certainly not endear her to the Anglican communion as a whole:
Interviewed on CNN, Jefferts Schori was asked if it was a sin to be homosexual.

"I don't believe so. I believe that God creates us with different gifts. Each one of us comes into this world with a different collection of things that challenge us and things that give us joy and allow us to bless the world around us," she said.

"Some people come into this world with affections ordered toward other people of the same gender and some people come into this world with affections directed at people of the other gender."

We're not sure where she got that from the Bible, but maybe from the place where it talks about female bishops.

Further proof that the term 'mainline denomination' is an anachronism.

[Thanks to theosebes reader JC for the link to the article.]


Hatless in Hattiesburg said...

By that logic, we should also rejoice for the "gifts" which Dahmer, bin Laden, Mengele, & Manson "blessed" the world with... :P

Joel said...

This is pretty much where throwing scriptural authority out the window will get you. Anyone is free then to make God out to be who they want Him to be which is purely subjective. It's quite popular, but so is that wide easy gate that leads to destruction (Matt. 7:13)