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More Pastors Jumping Off the Rock into the Raging Waters

Nik L Wrote: Mar 24, 2013 10:03 AM
Youssef, you’ve noticed a trend that I noticed almost 20 years ago – the unfortunately inexorable drift of the Episcopal Church to the left. I was raised from infancy as Episcopalian, as were my father & his forefathers back to the Revolution (& were C of E before that). Coincident with this drift, I’ve also noticed that the drift has overwhelmingly been instigated/promoted by those who were not raised Episcopalian. The conspiracist in me wonders whether it’s a targeted attack since the Church’s influence in American far surpasses its representation as a % of the population. E.g., although Episcopalians comprise < 2% of the population, ¼ of all US presidents have been (or were raised as) Episcopalian, the last 2 being Bushes 1 & 2.

When evangelical preachers lose their way and turn their backs on biblical Christianity, why is it they end up in the Episcopal Church?

As a preacher who traveled in the opposite direction and left the Episcopal Church 22 years ago—or I should say the Episcopal Church left me—I think I have a clue.

On March 18, the Huffington Post reported that Rob Bell, the one-time evangelical pastor who rejected the core of Christian faith, has endorsed homosexual marriage.

Where was that endorsement made? Surprise, surprise: Grace Cathedral, the Episcopal Cathedral of the Diocese of California. Grace Cathedral is located in...