World Vision has chosen to side-step that question, reminding us that they are a global aid organization, not a theological gatekeeper.Looking for Quick Visio popular content, reviews and catchy facts?If we want to serve people, we should not make distinctions about who we serve, and we should not deny those we serve out of disunity or division.It's astounding to me that Christians would take food from starving children because a gay person might have helped in getting it there.
Justin Taylor of the Gospel Coalition, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Denny Burk, professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (and apparent self-appointed gatekeeper of Christiandom) had condemning responses up within hours of the news.
Santiague lives with his parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters. His mother and father are farm laborers but they are not able to meet their family’s needs.
With our help, Santiague is in school, and his community is provided with seeds and training on new farming methods.
It is unfathomable to me that people would choose to punish and drop the child they sponsor over a difference in doctrine . I visited the World Vision facebook page and was so incensed by the number of people announcing their dropped support of sponsored kids.
As my friend Nish said on twitter: Is access to food, water, and education trumped by keeping gay people out of a job at a nonprofit?Earlier today, Christianity Today reported on a shift in World Vision’s employment policy in regards to sexual morality.