John Erthein commented late on my posting about the film "For the Bible tells me so." He was praising the Outlook because they posted Executive Director of One-by-One , Kristin Tremba's article, What Would Jesus Do with Amendment 08-B? An Answer . It is an excellent small opinion piece. Here is part of what she said:
"Janet Edwards, co-moderator of the Covenant Network, asked in her online article on December 7, 2008 the question: “What would Jesus do with Amendment 08-B? The answer to that question does not take 40 years of discernment or four years of dialogue to answer. It takes picking up a Bible and looking at Jesus’ words and actions. Jesus would vote an emphatic “no” on Amendment B.
Am I biased? Sure, I am. We all are. But my assertion is not predicated on my personal bias or experience; it is predicated on the Word of God, rightly understood. In fact, there was a time in my life that I would have done anything for God to approve of Amendment 08-B and my living in a lesbian relationship. At the time, I had read Mel White’s book Stranger at the Gate: Being Gay and Christian in America. I was thrilled to get my hands on a book written by a fellow-Christian that said that being gay and Christian was okay. However, when I got to the end of the book where White presented the pro-gay interpretation of Scripture, I was sick at heart because my green light had just turned to red. " You can read the whole article here.
At the same time I discovered that Rick Warren has posted several videos at his Church, Saddleback, clarifying his stand on gay marriage and how he perceives gay relationships. I believe it is very helpful.