The Bishop's Letters
Articles from June 2015
With the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on same sex marriage expected before the end of this month, there is great concern among biblically faithful Christians. Not only could the Court effectively redefine marriage itself, but it could dramatically undermine the religious freedom of those who hold a traditional view of marriage. How should we respond to such things? What should be our attitude toward those who advocate policies and behaviors which we believe to be wrong and hurtful both to individuals and to our society?
Just about every media outlet in America (and beyond) is prominently displaying a photograph this week of one-time Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner, now Caitlyn. Jenner’s experience has, of course, been trumpeted for a host of reasons, but it is prompting questions and concerns for many Christians who want to express both the compassion of Jesus and the truth of his Word.