V. Gene Robinson, who was recently confirmed as an Episcopal Church bishop despite his noncelibate homosexual relationship.
"Our [Christian] youths are making a serious mistake by identifying with the Western way of life and culture."
Peter Akinola, archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria.
"For many people, the stereotypical image of an evangelical is a very serious old man with an expensive suit who is against whatever is happening that day."
Ted Haggard, president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
"When people asked what [our pastor] was looking for, he'd say, 'A lost sheep.' Then he'd have to tell them he really was looking for a lost sheep ... [not] for sinners."
Sandy Mussman, director of the Bible school production of The Good Shepherd at Chancy Lutheran Church in Clinton, Iowa, which lost one of its stars when it escaped its pen.
Sources: The Washington Post, Daily Trust, Religion News Service, Clinton Herald
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