It was a situation that this evangelical fundamentalist, Bible-thumping Meenister found intolerable: his beloved Kirk had abandoned the Word of God and was becoming “too secular” All this debate about gay clergy disturbed him deeply. And so he quit the Church of Scotland.
(Bryan Kerr then shares this:)
So the folks who remained in a congregation following the minister leaving with some of the congregation had a social night on Friday evening.
A church member acted as the mc for the night and was introducing an act who was going to do some magic tricks for the kids…
The MC introduced him by saying “now no pressure but I hope you’re good, you’ve a hard act to follow… The last man in the pulpit made half the congregation disappear!”