“But sexual immorality…must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.” – Ephesians 5:3-4
“Are we sinning yet?” Yes, you are. – Sonja Dalton
Excerpted from Are We Sinning Yet?, published Nov 8, 2006, by Reuters:
The United Church of Canada hopes an ad featuring a can of whipped cream and the question, “How much fun can sex be before it’s a sin?” will fill its pews as Christmas nears…
The C$10.5 million ($9.3 million) campaign targets 30- to 45-year-olds and rotates six images though December issues of Canadian magazines and newspapers as well as Web sites.
One asks, “Does anyone object?” to an image of two plastic toy grooms on a wedding cake…
The United Church of Canada has a declining active membership of about 573,000, although almost 3 million people have some sort of affiliation with the church. Between 1994 and 2004, membership dropped about 20 percent, according to church statistics.
Last month, the church issued a statement defending federal legislation that allows same-sex marriage.