Heeding a call by the diocesan bishop to fight the "false Gospel of indiscriminate inclusivity," Episcopalians in the Diocese of South Carolina voted on Saturday to reduce its participation in the national church.
In an 87-17 vote, with one abstention, the diocese approved a resolution to begin withdrawing from all bodies of The Episcopal Church that have assented to actions contrary to Scripture and Anglican tradition.
South Carolina Bishop Mark Lawrence lamented the national church's "unbiblical" direction not only on human sexuality, but also on the Trinity, the uniqueness of Christ, scriptural authority, baptismal theology, and constitutions and canons.
"When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" he posed at the convention. ...