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Choice News WEDNESDAY, NOV 25, 2009  |  2 comments
Minn. Pastor Parts with Congregation Over Homosexuality
A Little Falls, Minn., pastor recently spoke out about his decision to resign after his congregation rejected a motion to leave the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

The Rev. Nate Bjorge told the Brainerd Dispatch that First Lutheran Church's vote last month to stay in the ELCA called into question his effectiveness as a pastor.

"I was extremely disheartened," Bjorge told the local newspaper as he recalled the Oct. 11 vote. "I haven't been angry by this whole process. Sad might be a better word." ...


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John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
Jim Lincoln wrote:
This pastor did the right thing.
I Corinthians 6
9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,
10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
11 And such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
Matthew 22
14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."---NASB
It is probably even harder for a man who was probably raised, lived, and worked in a hierarchical denomination to take this step, than one who is use to a less structured church.
It appears he considered his pastorate a calling and not a job. It's too bad that not more of congregation was called.
Who says that Bjorge is leaving the Lutheran Church? Bjorge is just leaving the Evangelical Lutheran Church In America to go to a different Lutheran Synod that is more in line with Luther's teachings.
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News Item11/25/09 1:59 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
This pastor did the right thing.

I Corinthians 6
9 Or do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,
10 nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
11 And such were some of you; but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
Matthew 22
14 "For many are called, but few are chosen."---NASB

It is probably even harder for a man who was probably raised, lived, and worked in a hierarchical denomination to take this step, than one who is use to a less structured church.

It appears he considered his pastorate a calling and not a job. It's too bad that not more of congregation was called.

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