Would inclusivity alienate our global partner churches?

– M. Thomas Thangaraj

If the Presbyterian Church (U. S. A.) decides to recognize the Christian discipleship of gay and lesbian persons and offer them ordination to the ministry of the church, will it affect their ecumenical relations with their partner churches all over the world, especially the ones in the so-called Third World? I want to address this question as an individual Presbyter of the Church of South India (CSI)…

 

Given the spiritual climate of our congregations, one may guess three kinds of reaction…

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