A pastor I once knew told me that he dared not preach sermons on “sensitive” issues for fear of the church board removing him—or the IRS coming in and seizing his church assets and harassing the congregants. We have traded the truth of Scripture for the promise of a little safety. We protect the 501C-3 status and world says Why bother being a Christian They do nothing,require nothing —affect nothing.
Those that can afford to pay will be bludgeoned with civil rights lawsuits if they still refuse to administer SSM. If anyone thinks that we will be able to win these suits, they are wrong.
If any churches weather the lawsuits, their officers will be indicted for federal civil rights violations. Examples will be made. Pastors, priests and even laymen are going to do hard time before this is over.
Or, we can stand up and fight the homosexual agenda as if our freedom depends on it. Becausae it DOES.