Just a few links at the top of the world vision buzz.
Desiring God.org-A tragic development for the cause of Christ, because it trivialises perdition — and therefore, the cross.
Christianity Today. A compelling piece that simply narrates the perspectives of high profile christian leaders.
Christian Post. In no way does it contribute to “building a better world for children” – one of the fundamental goals of World Vision. In fact, it does the opposite.
www.inquisitr.com. As many other Christian charities take their cue for dealing with hiring and dealing with the government, expect the decision by World Vision to have tremendous ripple effects across the Christian community. As World Vision begins hiring homosexuals, it will be interesting to see how the decision affects the charity’s finances.
The Gospel Coalition. Many will argue that the withdrawal of support directly harms needy and hurting families, and children in particular. Matt rightly points out that the relationship between a donor and an organization should not be established on strictly monetary or utilitarian grounds.
Relevant Magazine. “Changing the employee conduct policy to allow someone in a same-sex marriage who is a professed believer in Jesus Christ to work for us makes our policy more consistent with our practice on other divisive issues,” he said. He repeatedly stressed that the move did not signify an endorsement.