Monday, September 28, 2009

On Nothing Will Divide the Baha'is: The Covenant is that clear

If the Baha'i Faith is the vehicle to unify the world into one universal Cause and one common faith, it must itself be united. I read the following and was reminded again of the protection provided Baha'is through the Covenant of Baha'u'llah. What will divide the Baha'i Faith? Nothing. The Covenant is that clear. -gw

Conservative members of the nation's largest Lutheran denomination will decide in a year whether to remain or form a new denomination after the church voted to affirm gay clergy, the Associated Press reports.

Some 1,200 people attended a meeting of Lutheran CORE over the weekend. The group comprises members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America who are unhappy with the churchwide assembly vote last month to allow gay men and women in committed relationships to serve as clergy.

Lutheran CORE leaders have urged members to withhold financial support for the Chicago-based denomination of 4.7 million members. ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson has warned that such a boycott would devastate the mission of the church.

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