Pastor David Slautterback expels unrepentant homosexual from congregation

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Discipline is something religious homosexuals aka gay christians reject without even so much as a thought. The god they subscribe to is too loving to hold them accountable for anything they do or say. This god’s love has zero accountability. Consequently, any scriptures that require discipline, accountability, judgment, discernment, holiness, sexual purity, self control, or personal responsibility are summarily rejected. This is because religious homosexuals have been seduced by the sexual orientation lie.  The sexual orientation lie says that homosexuality is a gift from God. You are made the way you are and nothing can change that. Furthermore, anything you do and say as a result of  your sexual orientation is exempt from any correction.

If a church can’t discipline its members according to the directives of the scriptures, it will open itself up to all forms of rebellion and apostasy.  A case in Pennsylvania is showing just how difficult it will be for pastors who allow unrepentant homosexuals to dictate the terms of acceptance in the fellowship of the saints.

Bobbie Pierce, 20, of Mount Wolf, said he is being denied membership and communion at Ambassador’s Bible Chapel in Newberry Township because he is gay. Pierce said he has attended the church for years, and he was baptized there.
Pastor David Slautterback said that he and other church elders removed Pierce from the church’s membership — and announced that fact to the congregation during the church service last Sunday — because Pierce has failed to have a change of mind concerning his sexuality.

Slautterback said Friday that he and the other elders want Pierce to repent for his sin and to return to fellowship at the church, where he is still welcome to attend as long as he does not cause division or speak contrary to scripture.

Pierce said he has attended the church for years, and he was baptized there.

Pastor David Slautterback said that he and other church elders removed Pierce from the church’s membership — and announced that fact to the congregation during the church service last Sunday — because Pierce has failed to have a change of mind concerning his sexuality.

Slautterback said Friday that he and the other elders want Pierce to repent for his sin and to return to fellowship at the church, where he is still welcome to attend as long as he does not cause division or speak contrary to scripture.

Slautterback said neither he nor other members of his church hate Pierce. “We placed Bobbie under church discipline out of love for Bobbie and regard for his soul,” Slautterback said.

You should be mourning, instead you are puffed up

Just like the situation in 1 Cor 5, the offender found others who supported him in his outrageous sexual sin. Pierce, instead of submitting to the pastor’s discipline as a voluntary member,  threw out suggestive accusations of suicide. That was backed up not by scripture but by “research” and attempts to paint the church as hateful.

Pierce posted on the York Daily Record’s Facebook page a letter he said he received from the church. He said he decided to talk about what was happening with him because he wants others to know they’re not alone.

“I’ve heard so many stories of someone who is homosexual who has a strict Christian family, who commits suicide,” Pierce said. He admitted that he has felt that way a few times, but his friends have helped him to feel better.

Pierce said he hasn’t chosen to be gay. He said he’s done research, looking up scripture and interpretations of scripture online. He believes he is a Christian, and said “homosexuality isn’t a sin, it isn’t a choice.”

Slautterback disagrees. He said he thinks that Pierce can and should change.

“I do not believe that a homosexual person has to be homosexual any more than I believe that a person who is inclined to steal steals,” Slautterback said.

Pierce said he plans to continue attending Ambassador’s Bible Chapel “to show that I’m going to rise above the hate, or at least I’m not afraid.

Via personal experience with Christ, the church is a place of  ongoing change and transformation.  While we are all still subject to sin, at the very least acknowledging our actions as sin help to keep us spiritually transformative. Sadly homosexuals want not only to remain unchanged, but want the church to throw away one it is most fundamental tenets.

Pastor Slautterback and his staff responded in a way that was fair, biblical and loving. Mr. Peirce’s soul is at stake and its an act of love to hold him accountable for his sins if he is to remain part of the family of faith.

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