And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. (2 Thessalonians 2:11,12)
You would have thought that after being visited by a tornado (see yesterday's article below) at the exact time the meeting began and the destruction of the steeple, toppling the cross....well, some people are under strong delusion!
'Monogamous' Gays Can Serve in ELCA
Largest Lutheran Denomination in U.S. Split on Divisive Issue
By Jacqueline L. Salmon
Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Leaders of the nation's biggest Lutheran denomination voted Friday to allow gays in committed relationships to serve as clergy in the church -- making it one of the largest Christian denominations in the country to significantly open the pulpit to gays.