The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Honest disagreement

Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Columbia, S.C.

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress." If Mahatma Gandhi's words ring true, then Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Columbia, S.C., made a great deal of progress during the course of its Journey Together Faithfully ELCA homosexuality study sessions. A covenant group of 25 met for six weeks, with sessions led by members and pastors.

Lisa McClain, said of the experience: "Particularly helpful to me have been the discussions with those who are far more knowledgeable about the Bible than I am. I appreciated the information about the historical perspective. The comments of those members of our group who are gay were even more helpful."

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