By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector

Lonnie Wilkey

Lonnie Wilkey

In 2015, the issue of same-sex marriage took center stage. I doubt any of us will forget June 26, the day that the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is protected under the Constitution and is now legal in all 50 states.

Christians prayed for a different outcome but I think many of us felt that the Supreme Court ultimately would make the wrong call and redefine marriage as it has been known since the beginning of time. After all, it already was legal in several states.

The same-sex marriage snowball had been rolling down a mountain unhindered for many years, so the avalanche was not surprising when it happened. Disappointing, yes? The Supreme Court ruling just confirmed what we, as Christians, have known for years —- our nation has drifted away, not only from God, but morals in general. [Read more…]