- “serves on the Advisory Council for Word & World and the Editorial Board for the ELCA Youth Ministry Network Connect Journal.”
- “recently served on LWR's President's Advisory Council”
- (is) “a frequent presenter at national and synodical events”
- “is on the Board of Trustees for Augsburg Fortress.”
- “is a regular contributor to The Lutheran, The Little Lutheran, Lutheran Forum, the Journal of Lutheran Ethics, and Word & World.”
- “freelances for Augsburg Fortress publishing house. His most recent projects with AF include seasonal essays for Sundays & Seasons, lessons for Washed and Welcomed: A Baptismal Sourcebook, material in the Spark Bible, and an Advent Book of Faith bible study for 2011.” (read here)
In a letter posted on his blog he writes -
“This is why I'd like to say here what I often say to LGBT families in our congregation. Not only are you welcome. Not only are you tolerated. You are beautiful. Your same-gender partnership is attractive and a witness in our church. We want to learn from you.” (read here)
Again on the ELCA Clergy Facebook page, Rev. Schnekloth writes -
“Here is what I want to know. It seems popular these days to go with the Gnostic notion that Jesus was married. But this seems to fall right into the hands of heteronormativity. If Jesus wasn't single, it's pretty clear to me he was in a committed relationship with the beloved disciple, another man. Why do we assume he was attracted to women?” (posted here)
How sad that this man's view, this man's theology, is whole-heartedly accepted in the ELCA.
After reading Pastor Schnekloth's defaming of Christ and celebration of sexual sin, it is with gladness that I can tell you there was a massive split in the church (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Fayetteville, AR) that Rev. Schnekloth leads. Last month Rev. Schnekloth wrote -
“I'm doing a 'state of the church' sermon tomorrow. My plan is to name the reality of the new church that has broken off from us...” - (read here and for a news article of the new church read here)
It is almost unbelievable that anyone chose to remain under the leadership of this vocal, extremely liberal pastor. It is equally unbelievable that 3.8 million people have chosen to remain under the teaching of the satanically-inspired theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.