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‘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
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.
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 20, 2017.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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:
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.
Eugene Peterson Shrugs
Why theological indifference is worse than progressivism.
In a panel on sexual ethics, several panelists repeatedly attempted to place the question of homosexuality in the same general realm of importance as questions of baptism—something
Morning Roundup 7/27/15
Donald Trump's Faith; Burning Man 2015; Evangelicals and Gay Marriage
Evangelicals stand alone in their strong opposition to gay marriage in particular and to homosexuality more broadly. Most American Catholics support gay marriage.
Gleanings: September 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Organizations like the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and the Family Research Council have spoken up to argue that their traditional beliefs on homosexuality should not put them
South Carolina: Breakaway Anglicans Must Return 29 Churches
Split ruling by state supreme court favors Episcopal Church’s physical but not intellectual property claims.
The diocese, which dates back to 1785 and is older than the Episcopal Church itself, was the fifth to secede over stances on homosexuality and other scriptural issues.
Britain Fears a Culture War. But Evangelicals Aren’t Going to Fight.
Despite scrutiny of the recent election, Tim Farron, and the DUP, UK believers won’t push party politics.
This contrast was presented in stark relief by a recent radio interview in which Farron refused to answer questions about whether or not he believes homosexuality is a sin.
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. Ronald J. Sider| November 18, 2014. Tragedy, Tradition, and Opportunity in the Homosexuality Debate.
Morning Roundup 4/16/15
Gay Marriage; Reparative Therapy; On Being a Campus Pastor
Americans who say they have gay or lesbian friends are twice as likely to agree gay marriage should be legal. Fewer than half of Americans say homosexuality is sinful.
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.
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