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Denver pastor learns the price for being open

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Disagreements over homosexuality and the Bible have divided mainline Protestant churches for years. In evangelical churches, though, the majority view has held firm — the Bible clearly condemns homosexual acts. The common refrain at evangelical churches: "love the sinner, hate the sin."

This makes the Rev. Mark Tidd an outlaw pastor of sorts. His Denver congregation, less than a year old, is an evangelical Christian church guided both by the Apostle's Creed and the belief that gay people can embrace their sexual orientation as God-given and seek fulfillment in committed same-sex relationships.

Read the full AP story here: Evangelical church opens doors fully to gays - and learns the cost of being a renegade

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