Church Apologizes for the ‘Sin’ of Church Discipline

Al Mohler has written a cogent piece on the recent events within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), who last Saturday welcomed three lesbian ministers into the clergy roster through a “Rite of Inception.” After a standing ovation welcoming the three, the congregation of  the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in St. Paul, Minnesota vocalized a most astonishing confession:

We have fallen short in honoring all people of God and being an instrument for that grace . . . . We have disciplined, censured and expelled when we should have listened, learned and included.”

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