`Outed' SBC pastor ordained by UCC

April 1997
Christian Century;04/16/97, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p384
Reports on the United Church of Christ's (UCC) ordination of pastor Mike Castle who resigned from the Southern Baptist Convention when fellow ministers threatened to reveal to his congregation that he is gay. UCC's launch of a new church called Cross Creek Community Church in Dayton, Ohio for Castle; Castle's resignation from the Southern Baptist Convention to avoid dragging the church into controversy.


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