A Methodist Bible faculty within the U.Okay. fired a Christian theologian and threatened to report him as a terrorist due to his tweets in opposition to homosexuality, his attorneys claimed.Dr. Aaron Edwards, who taught theology at Cliff School in Derbyshire, England, was dismissed from the varsity after being accused of “bringing the faculty into disrepute” on social media final month.”Homosexuality is invading the church,” Edwards tweeted on Feb. 19. “Evangelicals not see the severity of this [because] they’re busy apologizing for his or her apparently barbaric homophobia, whether or not or not it is true.”This *is* a ‘Gospel subject,’ by the best way. If sin is not sin, we not want a Savior,” Edwards added.CONGRESS MEMBERS BLAST UK FOR ‘HARASSMENT’ OF CHRISTIANS IN RARE REBUKE OF CLOSE US ALLYEdwards’ tweet went viral and prompted blowback, to which Edwards responded: “That *is* the conservative view. The acceptance of homosexuality as ‘not sinful’ *is* an invasion upon the Church, doctrinally. This isn’t controversial. The acceptance is controversial. A lot of the international Church would agree. It isn’t homophobic to declare homosexuality sinful.”CANADIAN PASTOR ARRESTED SECOND TIME FOR PROTESTING CHILDREN’S DRAG QUEEN EVENTS: ‘SICK, TWISTED PERVERSION’”I expressed the conservative view as a doctrinal subject, re. the implications for sin/the Gospel. It was not an assault on people, it was addressed to evangelicals. Evidently holding the view that homosexuality is sinful is just welcome if it stays ‘unexpressed,'” he added. Dr. Aaron Edwards, who taught theology at Cliff School in Derbyshire, England, was dismissed from the varsity after being accused of “bringing the faculty into disrepute” on social media in opposition to homosexuality. (Christian Concern)Edwards’ tweets reportedly brought on “misery” amongst members of the Methodist Church in Britain, with one senior workers member saying they “might be extraordinarily damaging” and “affect the faculty’s core work” and “marketing strategy,” based on Edwards’ authorized counsel on the London-based Christian Authorized Centre.Edwards was suspended from the varsity pending an investigation and the faculty revealed throughout a disciplinary listening to on March 8 that it was contemplating referring him to Stop, which polices allegations of terrorism within the U.Okay.UK SCHOOL CHAPLAIN SUES AFTER BEING FIRED, REPORTED AS TERRORIST FOR SERMON QUESTIONING LGBTQ ACTIVISTSEdwards was reportedly requested through the listening to what he would do if he had been requested to wish with a scholar about their same-sex attraction, which he believes was an try and entice him into affirming “conversion remedy,” which the U.Okay. Parliament has debated criminalizing.”The response to my tweet and the unjust remedy I’ve skilled by Cliff School and the Methodist Church in Britain fully illustrates the issue my tweet addressed,” Edwards stated in an announcement supplied to Fox Information Digital.TEXAS MEGACHURCH VOTES TO LEAVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AS MAINLINE DENOMINATION FRACTURES OVER LGBT ISSUES Cliff School in Derbyshire, England, allegedly fired Dr. Aaron Edwards and threatened to report him as a terrorist due to his tweets in opposition to homosexuality. (Google Maps)”The tweet was not defamatory; it was not an assault on any colleague or particular person; it was not abusive; and it was not an extremist spiritual view. It was addressed to evangelicals as a degree of doctrine, and it has been misunderstood by many who want to trigger private and institutional hassle for many who categorical that view,” he continued.Edwards added that conventional Christian beliefs about sexuality are being “silenced and stamped out” within the Methodist Church. Edwards’ case comes amid a worldwide rift amongst Methodists over the difficulty of homosexuality and homosexual clergy, which has led to many congregations within the U.S. leaving the mainline denomination. (AP Picture / Sid Hastings / File)With assistance from the Christian Authorized Centre, Edwards is weighing his authorized choices in opposition to Cliff School for potential discrimination below the Equality Act 2010. He’s claiming that the disciplinary process lacked “requisite equity” and that the investigation was prejudiced and full of an “astonishing” imbalance, exaggeration and misrepresentation.Cliff School didn’t reply to Fox Information Digital’s request for remark by time of publication.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPEdwards’ case comes amid a rising rift amongst Methodists globally over the difficulty of same-sex marriage and gender. The United Methodist Church within the U.S. has been hemorrhaging congregations in recent times, with a lot of them becoming a member of the brand new conservative International Methodist Church. Jon Brown is a author for Fox Information Digital. Story suggestions will be despatched to email@example.com.
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