In it he said, "Now let me say this really clearly: It is an incredibly raw issue, and then you go and pick one of the top guys behind it? And gay student organizations have recently formed at Christian colleges across the country, including flagship evangelical campuses such as Wheaton College in Illinois and Baylor in Texas. The shift is especially visible among young evangelicals under age 35, a near majority of whom now support same-sex marriage. Gay marriage is legal in 19 states plus the District of Columbia, and all major public opinion surveys now show a majority of Americans are in favor of it.
These attackers are not the enemy, they are the mission field — they are people that Jesus shed his precious blood for," he said.
Gay rights activists in uproar over Warren's role in Obama inauguration
Kathryn Kolbert, president of People for the American Way, a liberal advocacy group, said Warren's selection "further elevates someone who has in recent weeks actively promoted legalised discrimination and denigrated the lives and relationships of millions of Americans". We must be Spirit-led, purpose-driven and mission-focused, so that we cannot be bought, we will not be compromised, we shall not quit until we finish the race. It said, "During the King interview, Dr. Even some of the most prominent evangelicals—megachurch pastors, seminary professors and bestselling authors —have publicly announced their support for gay marriage in recent months. It should lead the crowd, not follow it, he insisted.
AP "Marriage can only be between a man and a woman," Rick Warren told an audience at the Vatican yesterday. The Church cannot cower in silence These attackers are not the enemy, they are the mission field — they are people that Jesus shed his precious blood for," he said. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. But last summer, without telling her husband and two kids exactly what she was doing, she boarded a plane for a conference in Kansas whose purpose many evangelicals would plainly consider heretical.