At a recent gathering in San Francisco, the National Council of Churches considered an application for membership from the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, which teaches that homosexuality is “a gift from God.” Most of the 27,000 members of this church are so gifted. In championing the cause of this denomination, liberal Methodist theologian Roy Sano called down fire and brimstone, warning that the Council should “fear for its soul” if it repudiated the homosexual congregations. He failed to mention that Moses and the Apostle Paul ran scared