Not only have homosexuals, Satanists and New Agers spoken from the Episcopalian pulpits, but in 1990 at the Michigan Episcopal Diocese a resolution by those Episcopalians who apparently still believe in the Bible was ignored. Their resolution which was refused to be given to a vote, simply quoted the Bible that "Jesus is the Christ, the only name given under heaven by which we may be saved." It was rejected for a vote, because it was said to be "devisive and demeaning to people whose faith in God is as strong as ours though it is differently defined."
According to the Christian scriptures this is really warped thinking. Although pretending to be different and Christian, actually the Episcopal Church, which now adheres to a social gospel is preaching and defining "faith in God" just as the other religions. The Episcopal Church by rejecting the Bible's definition of "faith in God" is not able to see that witches, New Agers, Satanists, etc. do not have a "faith in God". The issue that Episcopalian Masons raised that one shouldn't demean other people's faith is fake, for the Buddhists, Witches et. al. do not have Christian faith. It is not true that Christians are rejecting other believers by believing in Scripture.
An example of where the Episcopal clergy have gone, is Newark's Episcopal Bishop John S. Spong, who talks about how he worships in a Buddhist temple,
"In the fall of 1988, I worshipped God in a Buddhist temple. As the smell of incense filled the air, I knelt before three images of the Buddha, feeling that the smoke could carry my prayers heavenward. It was for me a holy moment...beyond the words and creeds that each [religion] uses, there is a divine power that unites us...
"I will not make any further attempts to convert the Buddhist, the Jew, the Hindu or the Moslem. I am content to learn from them and to walk with them side by side toward the God who lives, I believe, beyond the images that bind and blind us."21
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