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Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage.
Peterson stated: Recently a reporter asked me whether my personal opinions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have changed over the years.
Finding My 'True Self' as a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
As Christians debate homosexuality in the context of our current culture, the church—like the rest of our country—is experiencing growing division and is now sharply polarized over an
Weekend Edition - January 20, 2017
Rural churches, same-sex marriage, ICYMI, and church signs
Nevertheless, Evangelicalism is undergoing a similar winnowing over the issue of how to respond to homosexuality. The Grace of Church Discipline – Mark Galli.
‘You Can’t Just Tell Us What to Believe’
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness.
In previous decades, mainstream discourse on homosexuality had presented her with a false dichotomy: A person with same-sex attractions could either choose to totally embrace them
Judge Challenges Atlanta Policy Used to Fire Christian Fire Chief over Devotional
(UPDATED) Court considers city restrictions an unconstitutional violation of free speech.
The case is among of a mounting number involving employees or business owners whose religious convictions about such issues as same-sex marriage and homosexuality clash with
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin. As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power.
No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear
Religious liberty and civil rights are key issues of our day.
This framework begins from the false dichotomy that any deviation from an enthusiastic embrace of homosexuality (ie historic Christian teaching on marriage/sexual identity) is
The Great Supreme Court Cake-Off: Christian Bakers vs. Gay Weddings
UPDATED: The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, held oral arguments today.
and generally applicable” since Colorado sided with bakers who were charged with anti-religious discrimination for refusing to bake a cake with a message condemning homosexuality.
Methodists Won’t Vote on Gay Marriage This Year After All
(UPDATE) With a narrow vote to pass same-sex questions to committee, Methodists band-aid over rumors of split.
100-plus proposals on what the United Methodist Church (UMC) should do about human sexuality—from deleting its Book of Discipline's stance that homosexuality is “incompatible with
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Responses to our October issue.
The author's position addresses this issue with great grace and clarity, not just for those wrestling with homosexuality but all of us who need to embrace the truth that sometimes God
How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality Subscriber Access Only
Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
Opinion | Sexuality. How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality. Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
Are Young Evangelicals More Liberal Than Their Parents?
There is a common idea today that young evangelicals are liberating themselves from conservatism, but is that true?
It is fair to say that, in the last few years, it is likely that young evangelicals have shifted in their views a bit on some of these issues, namely ones surrounding homosexuality.
Complementarians Issue New Manifesto on Gender Identity
CBMW’s Nashville Statement addresses shifting notions of sex and sexuality.
Christians who affirm same-sex relationships have pushed back against the statement—particularly a line that says approving of homosexuality and transgenderism “constitutes an
What’s a Christian to Do with Statements and Confessions? Subscriber Access Only
Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value.
What's a Christian to Do with Statements and Confessions? Public pressure to sign or abstain from them undermines their greatest value. Mark Galli| October
Morning Roundup 7/14/15
United Church Aids Palestinians; Post-Christendom; Ranking Religions Acceptance of SSM
coworker, classmate, teammate, etc.). Ranking religions on acceptance of homosexuality and reactions to SCOTUS ruling—Tobin Grant. Tobin Grant provides
An Embarrassing Week for Christians Sharing Fake News
Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. You embarrass us all when you do.
lawsuit. Just Google to see how many websites ran recent stories about a guy suing Bible publishers because the verses on homosexuality are offensive.
I Never Became Straight. Perhaps That Was Never God’s Goal.Subscriber Access Only
Why I embraced the Bible's sexual ethic before I understood it.
I've had gay and lesbian people question whether I was ever really attracted to women. I've had straight Christians proudly declare that God healed my homosexuality.
When It Comes to Sexuality, ‘We Can’t Simply Review the Verses Anymore’Subscriber Access Only
Pastor Todd Wilson wants to recover the deeper theological and moral meaning of being made male and female.
When It Comes to Sexuality, 'We Can't Simply Review the Verses Anymore'. Pastor Todd Wilson wants to recover the deeper theological and moral meaning
LifeWay Prepared to Stop Selling The Message Over Eugene Peterson’s LGBT Comments
When asked about same-sex marriage, popular evangelical author goes in a different direction.
“I can't erase from my mind all the things he has taught me.”. When asked about his views on same-sex marriage and homosexuality, Peterson said, in part:
Tragedy, Tradition, and Opportunity in the Homosexuality DebateSubscriber Access Only
We need a better approach to the traditional biblical ethic on sexuality.
Tragedy, Tradition, and Opportunity in the Homosexuality Debate. We need a better approach to the traditional biblical ethic on sexuality. Ronald J. Sider| November 18, 2014.
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The moral imagination of literature speaks volumes.
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