The New York Times Blog had this:
“I believe that God designed the universe and created the universe,” Mr. Romney said in an interview this week. “And I believe evolution is most likely the process he used to create the human body.”
He was asked: Is that intelligent design?
“I’m not exactly sure what is meant by intelligent design,” he said. “But I believe God is intelligent and I believe he designed the creation. And I believe he used the process of evolution to create the human body.”
I haven’t heard a better example of double-speak, since Bill Clinton wrote me “while personally against abortion I… ” (you can fill in the rest)
For clarification the Bible says this: And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. (Genesis 2:7)
I’m not sure what the Book of Mormon says happened when God created man. But I don’t think it says we are the decedents of fish, Gov. Romney.
I’m getting ready for a mission trip to Honduras next Jan. If you want to come with me or help, please read the letter I sent to a few friends. Oh and here are some pictures from this years trip.
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Brownback Sorry for Mormon Comments
“Republican presidential hopeful Sam Brownback on Monday telephoned rival Mitt Romney to apologize for a campaign staffer’s e-mail criticizing the Mormon church.”
It seems I’m missing something but, I am unclear what’s Browback apologizing for here? Is he saying what someone believes is non-relevant? Or is he saying, “because I went from Protestant to Catholic, I don’t want matters of faith brought up.”
So I’m curious what you think. Does it matter if someone running for president is:
Believes in UFOs?
Believes Elvis is alive?
Transsexual United Methodist Minister Reappointed to Lead Baltimore Church
“Rev. Phoenix merits compassion for a lifelong struggle over gender identity issues, as related at the conference. But the church helps no one when it fails to faithfully transmit the Gospel of hope and transformation,” said UMAction Director Mark Tooley.
This is so sad. The Judicial council of the UMC is likely to address the issue in Oct. How can this even happen, you may wonder? Well, The United Methodist Church has no explicitly stated, official policy regarding sex change operations.
We have failed as a church. We (and I’m not just talking about Methodists here) have failed to reach out in love and offer healing to those in our community confused and burdened with homosexuality. Let me be clear. No matter you sin Jesus Christ offers help and healing. Not through surgery or even acceptance of one’s pet sin, but through the Biblical model of repentance and faith in Christ.
And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it.
NRO reports Episcopal Church has gone off the deep end. SHOCKING!!!
Scrappleface may just be the first prophet of sarcasm. Stop doing that Scott.
On a more serious note: This is what happens when you start picking and choosing the scriptures you want to obey or not.