It’s your weekly “Homophobic religious leader is gay” story!
Remember when a tornado struck downtown Minneapolis last year and broke the cross atop a downtown church?
Minneapolis Pastor Tom Brock made a whole bunch of waves by suggesting that the twister was God’s retribution for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America voting at its national convention in Minneapolis that day to take up — and pass — a resolution that allows for openly gay clergy could serve as ministers.
“The apostasy is now complete” in the ELCA, he told conservative Christian radio host David Wheaton not long afterward.
So we assume he’s going to step down. Because he’s gay, it turns out. Lavender outed him in its most recent issue.
Read it all here, if you want. It’s pretty funny, and well worth the read.