Instructions to Ministers – Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships: Church of God General Assembly

Church of God 1996 Resolution SANCTITY OF MARRIAGE BETWEEN MAN AND WOMAN Church of God 2012 Resolution on MARRIAGE AND FAMILY Statement of the Church of God Regarding Same-Sex Marriage Court Decision [dated June 26, 2015] Adopted by the 75th International General Assembly (p. 158-159, S63) in GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MINISTERS II. Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships A. The Church…

Applicants for Ministry – Same-Sex Marriage: Discussion on Church of God General Assembly

Historical and Biblical Position: The institution of marriage was established and ordained by God (Genesis 2:24). Therefore “God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him, male and female created he them” (Genesis 1:27). Therefore, “marriage is honorable” (Hebrews 13:4). In spite of the progressive normalization of alternative lifestyles and the growing legal…