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World Vision tries to shore up its evangelical base
World Vision tested evangelical boundaries three months ago when it announced it would allow its employees to be in same-sex marriages. The policy was short-lived; the relief group reversed it within 48 hours after supporters threatened to pull donations.
In the past, World Vision has requested that it be known as a Christian humanitarian organization, not necessarily an evangelical one, because many on staff are not from an evangelical background. But now, in the wake of the controversy, the board of the $1 billion relief group appears to be steering the ship in a more evangelical direction in an attempt to shore up the base of its support.
Most telling: World Vision is asking board members to formally affirm a statement that marriage is between a man and a woman. And new appointments to the World Vision board include big names from the evangelical community....
Strat, so many decades ago, I believe I read it in Reader's Digest, one soars to great heights listening to a Beethoven symphony, until a flea bites.
Jesus fed the multitude on several occasions, and while fasting can be Christian -- so can eating. Paul and others spent a good deal of time talking about food. But of course,
Matthew 4:4 But He answered and said, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.'"---[URL=http://www.lockman.org/nasb/nasbcmp.php]]]NASB[/URL]