From the March, 2001 issue of Touchstone
sex Morally Bankrupt by Mark Tooley

Morally Bankrupt

Sex & Money at the National Council of Churches

by Mark Tooley

The troubled National Council of Churches (NCC) is trying to recover from financial turmoil and declining membership among its mostly mainline Protestant member communions. But its latest General Assembly meeting last November illustrated that sexual politics may prevent the kind of cooperation with Evangelicals and Roman Catholics for which the NCC leadership has been pressing. This helps to ensure that money will be a preoccupation for the NCC for the foreseeable future.

In 1999, amid steep deficits and open speculation about the NCC’s possible collapse, former congressman Robert Edgar became the NCC’s new general . . .


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