Scott McKnight posts about it and asks some good questions and his post is full of comments worth skimming through.
I won’t begin to list the amount of serious issues I have with this type of thinking. It’s ignorant at best. I just can’t imagine chalking up every or any horrible natural disaster to a seemingly bad theological decision. I will give him the fact that he said it was a “warning” not a punishment. I wonder what horrible atrocity a church committed in New Orleans to cause such a disaster. Maybe they ordained a woman or something?
Update: I really like Greg Boyd’s response.
Update: John Piper clarifies.
Update: An awesome post by John Dyer on how discussions like this one get out of hand and how any internet discussion gone long enough ends up comparing someone to Hitler. Awesome.