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STATEMENT BY PASTOR  REGARDING SAME-SEX MARRIAGES

STATEMENT BY PASTOR REGARDING SAME-SEX MARRIAGES

STATEMENT BY PASTOR REGARDING SAME-SEX MARRIAGES 1. I am a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ, credentialed by Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee). 2. Affirming that God’s grace is available to all, I recognize our obligation before God to love all persons, understanding such love in the context of God’s revealed truth. 3. Based on scriptural passages such as Genesis 2:24 and Matthew 19:3-9, ... »

Supreme Court Allows Same-Sex Marriages in South Carolina

WASHINGTON — Over the dissents of two justices, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed same-sex marriages to proceed in South Carolina, rejecting an emergency application seeking a stay of a judge’s order striking down the state’s ban on such unions. In urging the Supreme Court to intercede, state officials had stressed federalism concerns, saying that South Carolina’s voters rather than the federa... »