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World Vision Is Hiring Gays!

[This post written before the reversal. Didn't change what I say here, but begged other questions about managing the message.]

In the Olden Days, when I was working in World Vision Australia, the World Vision entity in the United States, a.k.a. World Vision (since it was the first one), was generally thought to be the most conservative in faith terms. So imagine my surprise when Christianitytoday.com ran this headline today:
World Vision: Why We’re Hiring Gay Christians in Same-Sex Marriage.
One former colleague shared the story with the status “Wow”. He beat me to it.
Then I read the article and, with the perspective of on Old-Timer Insider, I thought I could see what they were trying to do. President Rich Stearns of the US World Vision is trying not to make a judgement. World Vision reckons this is a question for the church and denominations, not some para-church organisation like World Vision. They would rather follow than lead.
But, as another FB commentator observed, perhaps …