Do such concessions communicate loving support or a negligent compromise?
At the end of the day, the question of how to shepherd these couples is a discipleship issue.
One of the early Protestant reformers was John Wycliffe, a theologian and an early proponent of reform in the 14th century.
He influenced Jan Hus, a Czech priest from Prague, whose followers soon dominated the Kingdom of Bohemia.
Discussion of The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren on Mondays, 7-9pm.Hus in turn influenced German monk Martin Luther, who spread the Protestant Reformation.Originally, both Hus and Luther intended to reform the Roman Catholic Church rather than break it up.Chris Castaldo has authored an warm, pastoral, and insightful piece on this topic here.Our church has been crawling through 1 Corinthians 7 over the last few weeks. Chris’ answer, imo, hits the critical issues on the head.