(The following appeared recently on the Gospel Coalition site as part of its “Debatable” feature which breifly summarizes debate within the evangelical community. It offers three different responses to the Louie-Giglio-inaugural-benediction incident. We’d be interested in hearing what you think – Ed.)
The Issue: Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta and founder of the Passion Conferences, an organization that brings college students together in prayer and worship, was selected by President Obama to deliver the benediction at his inaugural this month. He withdrew because of controversy over a sermon he delivered in mid-1990s on homosexuality.
Various evangelical thinkers and leaders have commented, often coming to quite different conclusions on the question, “How should evangelicals respond?”
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