There is a trend in our culture where if you are attracted to the same sex, attracted to both sexes, or identify as a different gender than your birth gender, the cultural tide tells you to go with how you feel, be yourself, and live into these feelings and attractions. It can feel like there […]
#GiveElsaAGirlfriend Campaign for Frozen 2 Shows Our Empty Definition of Love
Trending on Facebook this week is the #GiveElsaAGirlfriend hashtag, a campaign lobbying to give Disney’s Frozen star a female love interest in the upcoming sequel. Idina Menzel, the actress who plays Elsa’s voice, made headlines when asked in an Entertainment Weekly interview about the campaign, “I think it’s great,” she told ET on Sunday of […]
What does the Bible say about same sex attraction?
What does the Bible say about same sex attraction? Same Sex Attraction / Orientation is Not a Sin Here’s a few things the Bible says about homosexuality. Keep in mind, it is very important that we don’t add to the Bible or subtract from the Bible. The Bible says that homosexual action is a sin. […]
How is your church talking about gay marriage & homosexuality?
The recent Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage sent shock waves through the blogosphere and social media universe. Did your church talk about it at all? And if so, what did they say? Depending on the survey, 1.2-6.8% of the population identify as LGBT. So if you have a church of 100 people, that’s […]
City Pulse Article on Gay-Friendly Churches Sadly Lacks Complexity
I’ve written before on how I don’t think it’s productive for there to be only two responses permitted in the Church vs. LBGT debate. I hold a third response, which I feel is the response that holds true to the Bible in all facets. This third response is what neither side of the debate wants […]
Both sides of the Arizona “Anti-Gay” Bill SB1062
I opened today’s Lansing State Journal to an article about how Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has until midnight Saturday to veto an “anti-gay” bill that allows businesses to deny services to gay and lesbian couples because of the business’s religious views. Big Republican names such as John McCain and Mitt Romney are on Twitter telling […]