Max Lucado apologizes for past sermon on homosexuality
Christian author and pastor Max Lucado, who holds biblical Christian views on marriage, issued an apology for â€śdisrespectingâ€ť and â€śhurtingâ€ť the LGBT community in his past sermons after the Washington National Cathedral was criticized for inviting him as a guest speaker.
â€śIn 2004 I preached a sermon on the topic of same-sex marriage. I now see that, in that sermon, I was disrespectful. I was hurtful,â€ť wrote Lucado, pastor of Oak Hills Church, a nondenominational Christian church in San Antonio, Texas, in a letter last week to the Episcopal Churchâ€™s Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Paul in the City and the Diocese of Washington, also known as the Washington National Cathedral.
â€śI wounded people in ways that were devastating,â€ť Lucado, who spoke at the National Cathedral on Feb. 7, continued. â€śI should have done better. It grieves me that my words have hurt or been used to hurt the LGBTQ...