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Christian Interests => Organized Religion and Religious Movements Discussions => Methodist Forum => Topic started by: HRoberson on Mon Nov 19, 2012 - 14:34:50

Title: Can a Single UMC Survive the Homosexual Debate?
Post by: HRoberson on Mon Nov 19, 2012 - 14:34:50
From an online story from the Christian Post:
"There was an ....majority, including Africans, that understood that diluting the church stance would prolong a divisive 40 year debate and that it's a poor Christian witness to be openly ambivalent on issue about which Scripture and the universal church are clear,"...
According the United Methodist Church's Book of Discipline, UMC "does not condone the practice of homosexuality and considers this practice incompatible with Christian teaching."
Read more at
http://www.christianpost.com/news/gay-activists-stage-protest-at-umc-conference-after-failed-amendment-74411/#EpWgF8bK5h9xvM6R.99 (http://www.christianpost.com/news/gay-activists-stage-protest-at-umc-conference-after-failed-amendment-74411/#EpWgF8bK5h9xvM6R.99)

What is your reaction to the two quotes above?