Sda Church Case Study

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Question: Should a married gay couple be allowed to hold a position in the SDA church?
If you got in trouble for not taking out the trash on are you going to do the same thing over and over again? A gay married couple should not be allowed to hold a position in the church. I do not think a gay married couple should be allowed to hold a position in the SDA church for three of the following reasons: when you hold a position in the SDA church you need to be someone of example. By being married they are not trying to fix there sin. Some people may say that I am singling out the homosexual group. Keep in mind that a church officer is someone who represents the church body.
When you hold a position in the SDA church you need to be someone of example, you were chosen to have a leadership position the church. Also something to remember is that God will expect more from you then the normal church member in the way you represent him. The story of Hophni and Phineas is a good example because
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It matters not what the sin is but whether or not the sinner is trying to fix there sin. No one sin is seen as more or less sinful to God. All sin is equal; sometimes however we make it seem like one sin is worse than the other. The bible clearly states that” All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away “(Isaiah 64:6 NIV). Another problem with a gay married couple holding a position in the SDA church is the very fact that by being married they are not trying to fix there sin. If they are not trying to fix the problem, what are they doing and do they really have a relationship with God? The bible says in James 4:17 “If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t, it is sin for them.” So by being a gay, married, and SDA than it’s a sin for them because they know
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