Saturday, July 10, 2010

Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day (of the catching away) shall not come, except there come a falling away first..... ( 2 Thessalonians 2:3)

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; (2 Timothy 4:3)

Presbyterians move toward gay marriage
Published: July 7, 2010

ArticlePhotosListenComments.Share57MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 (UPI) -- Committees of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have recommended the church allow same-sex marriages and non-celibate gay clergy.

If the first proposal is approved by the General Assembly, the church would be the largest denomination in the United States to marry gay and lesbian couples, the (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal reported. The Committee on Civil Union and Marriage Issues approved changing language on marriage to define it as between "two people" Tuesday by a vote of 34-18.

The Committee on Clergy approved the ordination of gays and lesbians 36-16.

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Presbyterians: End Israel aid over settlements
July 10, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS — Presbyterian leaders strongly backed a proposal Friday that included a call to end U.S. aid to Israel unless the country stops settlement expansions in disputed Palestinian territories.

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