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The Methodist church & Homosexuality

Discussion in 'Other Christian Denominations' started by Ron Arndt, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. Ron Arndt

    Ron Arndt New Member

    Nov 13, 2005
    According to my understanding the United Methodist organization has stated that they do NOT allow homosexuals to become ministers in their churches. But they allow homosexuals to become members of their churches and so participate in communion and receive baptism. I want to know if this new ruling is true? If it is how do you square this with the Bible that teaches homosexuality is a perversion and a sin?
  2. Gold Dragon

    Gold Dragon Active Member

    Feb 24, 2005
    Does your church have rules specifically disallowing adulterers, gluttons, gossips and slanderers to be members?

    UMC : Delegates affirm stance against ordaining practicing homosexuals (May 4, 2004)
  3. standingfirminChrist

    Dec 25, 2005
    Same sex marriage? Now there's a joke
    For God has written and He has spoke
    Man shall not lie in another's bed
    Nor let such things fill the head
    For when you stand before God's throne
    Your words are judged against His own
    And because He says His words are true
    Your sins will be the death of you