Skip to comments.Can an atheist lead a Protestant church? A battle over religion in Canada.
Posted on 09/30/2016 4:00:54 AM PDT by C19fan
The Rev. Gretta Vosper is a dynamic, activist minister with a loyal following at her Protestant congregation in suburban Toronto. She is also an outspoken atheist. We dont talk about God, Vosper said in an interview, describing services at her West Hill United Church, adding that its time the church gave up on the idolatry of a theistic god.
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If they don’t talk about Jesus, what in the world do they talk about?
And what in the world is the basis for calling it a “protestant congregation”.
Gretta is probably a dyke, which means she is her own god.
Why doesn’t she simply become a Unitarian?
Protestant reasoning leads (or, can lead) to some unusual places.
Well, I guess that depends. Lead to where?
It is ridiculous. The reason for a gathering is to worship
God. if this is not happening than it is no longer a chruch.
A group of lost souls meeting in a building doesn’t make a church.
She wants her 15 minutes of media attention. Unfortunately for her she will also get eternity in hell.
Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be thrown into the sea.
Maybe I’m missing something, but... How does an atheist minister in a Christian church counsel and guide his/her congregation?
If they are like my former (ELCA) church, after they wrap up the traditional pleas or threats over finances, they talk about how wonderful human beings are... as long as they aren't white, heterosexual, pro-Israel, Bible-centered, politically conservative, or too protective of the unborn for polite company.
If there is any time left over, they will talk about how terrible human beings are... as long as they are white, heterosexual, pro-Israel, Bible-centered, politically conservative, or too protective of the unborn for polite company.
Rev. Gretta Vosper differs from many of the "ecclesiastical" miscreants who have crossed my path in that she has found a sinecure where she can dispense with the camouflage.
Bigger audience and more money perhaps.
Well, she’s married to a dude which, I admit, may not necessarily mean much.
>>And what in the world is the basis for calling it a protestant congregation.
I guess it’s because they are protesting against the “theistic God”. She and her kind will be cast into the lake of fire one day.
That scripture comes to mind whenever I see a public school or ps bus.
My ex-church just appointed a fag minister. Christianity is KILLING itself while Islam is on the march.