The Rocky Mountain Synod, ELCA took to Facebook to celebrate one of their churches becoming a Reconciling in Christ (RIC) church. "The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program is for congregations, synods, colleges, seminaries, and other Lutheran organizations and ministry communities who have made a public commitment to welcome, include and celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) people." (see here)
When have you ever seen an ELCA Synod celebrate a church for standing for Biblical marriage?
For good measure, the Northwest Washington Synod of the ELCA proudly posts pictures of "Loving Lutherans out a PRIDE in Bellingham!"
Luther College Ministries, run by ELCA pastors Mike Blair and Anne Edison-Albright, took part in the Decorah, Iowa Pride Parade this month. As you can see below, Luther College Ministries passionately posted on Facebook about their involvement in the Gay Pride Parade and LGBT support.
Encouraging homosexuality is not a "loving" and Godly action. True love is helping people to turn away from sinful behaviors and grow in their relationship with God. It is sad to see this ELCA ministry turn from Biblical Truth and harm students who need to know God's love and desire for them.
Luther is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
ELCA pastor Clint Schnekloth said this on social media:
Sometimes about all one can do is shake their head.
Below are some additional Clint Schnekloth posts and you can read more about him here.
What about repentance?
Another ELCA church, Peace Lutheran Church in Gahanna, OH, marches in the Columbus Pride parade.
Rev. Richard H. Graham, the bishop of the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod attended the Capital (Gay) Pride Parade this summer.
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