Comment on Perspectives from alleged LSU students by Gordon Henderson.
In my responsability as a conference president a few years ago, I faced a challeng that gave me great pains to confront. A pastor in my conference confronted me with the statement, ” I am now a follower of the teachings of D. Ford. What are you going to do about it?” My answer was that he needed to be an honest person and I wanted him to prove it to me. If he was an honest person he could not continue to receive his pay from the church that he did not wish to support with his preaching and teaching. If he wished to try to continue on as a pastor in the conference and hold to these different beleifs, then I must consider him as a dishonest person and we did not wish to employ any dishonest individuals here in our conference. I told him to go home and think and pray about it and call me in the next week. This he did and made the decision to be honest and represent the church in a right manner. It seems to me that the faculty and administration need to get down on thier knees and find out what a just and honest God wishes them to do about this matter. This is God’s Church and we need to find out what He thinks, not some PHD. or other person. May God have His way in this matter.
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