WorldVision suddenly discovers gay marriage is against biblical principles after massive drop in donations.
Does this sound like a rushed decision or something thought through for many years? Clearly the latter.
Stearns stated, “We’re not caving to some kind of pressure. We’re not on some slippery slope. There is no lawsuit threatening us. There is no employee group lobbying us. This is not us compromising. It is us deferring to the authority of churches and denominations on theological issues. We’re an operational arm of the global church, we’re not a theological arm of the church.”
“Remarkably, Stearns claimed that World Vision’s moral standards have not changed, explaining that they still required “abstinence outside of marriage, and fidelity within marriage” for their employees.”
Very interesting evolution here. They discuss this on the board for two years and eventually endorse gay marriage (i.e. this decision was a long time in formulation). Then all of a sudden, after two days, find out its inconsistent with Biblical values? Take a look a some of the members of their board and the decision isn’t a surprise.
Just so happened that their donor base was extremely upset and revolted. Then the revelation that the decision wasn’t Biblical. Quite convenient.
Edit: Regardless of how you feel on this, the sad thing here is kids in desperate need get caught in the crossfire of multiple sides with their own agendas. And it didn’t need to happen.