The evangelical community of churches both in Malaysia and worldwide alike are saddened by the Supreme Court decision on 26th June 2015 to legalize same sex marriages in the US.
This development will no doubt have an impact on the world stage as the sitting US president is himself pro-LGBT and will undoubtedly use his country’s economic clout to induce many nations to adopt a similar stance in exchange for subsidies and trade benefits.
Those who advocate teaching young children the alternative lifestyle will be harder to thwart. Child adoption by same-sex parents is set to surge while priests and pastors will increasingly be prosecuted for refusing to conduct and recognize “legal” marriages. Asian conservatism will not be spared in the onslaught from this new tsunami of liberalism.
Nevertheless, it is crucial to remind ourselves that 7 fundamental truths remain intact.