Denver pastor learns the price for being open

Disagreements over homosexuality and the Bible have divided mainline Protestant churches for years. In evangelical churches, though, the majority view has held firm — the Bible clearly condemns homosexual acts. The common refrain at evangelical churches: "love the sinner, hate the sin."

This makes the Rev. Mark Tidd an outlaw pastor of sorts. His Denver congregation, less than a year old, is an evangelical Christian church guided both by the Apostle's Creed and the belief that gay people can embrace their sexual orientation as God-given and seek fulfillment in committed same-sex relationships.

Read the full AP story here: Evangelical church opens doors fully to gays - and learns the cost of being a renegade


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