Within two days the charity backtracked, causing a new backlash, this time from evangelicals and others who supported recognition for married gay employees. Most agreed world vision statement on same sex marriage in Waterloo statement was unhelpful and theologically flawed.
According to a World Vision spokesperson, since the reversal the angry calls have quieted and sponsorship cancellations have decreased dramatically, though there is no official count of how many sponsors have returned.
In a conference call with reporters, Stearns said World Vision had not consulted enough with its partners before announcing the initial policy change. The reversal, however, seems to have stemmed the tide. Would anybody advocate for the orthodox and traditional Christian position on sexuality?
Another key question was, 'How can you embrace homosexuality and still call yourself a biblical Christian? You can unsubscribe at any time. Day 2 was scheduled to involve more focus on the biblical issues and the development of church doctrine, but this was a conference aimed at practitioners, not academics.
Like much ofDonald Trump dominated world affairs. She declined to comment further. For a free copy of Premier Christianity Magazine click here. Most popular. World Vision's president, Richard Stearns, released a statement thanking Fuller for her service. Topics Christianity.
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