Perhaps they should leave the ELCA if they disagree.
The Rev. Bradley Schmeling lost another skirmish with the nation’s largest Lutheran denomination over the fact that he is in a gay relationship.
But he and his flock at Atlanta’s St. John’s Lutheran Church intend to take the battle national.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America announced Thursday it has removed Schmeling from its list of approved ministers because of his long-term relationship with a man.