Wednesday, January 01, 2014

GLAAD Tidings, But Not of Comfort and Joy

by Rev. Karen Booth
December 26, 2013

What do Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, comedian Bob Newhart and former United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer all have in common?

If you answered "Christian faith," that would be partly correct. Robertson is a member and Bible class teacher at a local congregation of the Church of Christ―not to be confused with the ultra-liberal United Church of Christ. Newhart is a born-and-bred Catholic. And Schaefer, who recently lost his clergy credentials in a highly publicized church trial, is a brand new laity member of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington DC.

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