What the Star-Tribune Got Right — And Wrong
The part that they got right was that I did not give a public endorsement for any legislation or candidate.
But they got two parts wrong.
First they say, “Key Minnesota pastors opt out of marriage fight.” I didn’t opt out. I opted in. What is at stake more than anything else is the meaning of marriage and how important it is for the common good and for the glory of Christ. That was the main burden of the message. Marriage is the sexual and covenantal union of a man and a woman pledging life-long allegiance to each other as husband and wife. There is no such thing as so-called same-sex “marriage.” That is clear in God’s word.
The second mistake is to say that I “have not encouraged members to take a stand…