Tag Archive | LGBT
To Those Who Are Afraid After the Election…
I’ve noticed that posts and comments since election day have been only mildly less vitriol than before the election. The difference now, however, is that instead of warnings about the damage so-and-so would cause the country if he or she is elected, they now revolve around what seems to be a personal fear about what […]
To My Progressive Friends
Here’s a good “open letter” to “progressives” in the Church of the Nazarene, but applies to “progressive” Christians of any brand. It’s an honest but humble appeal. To My Progressive Friends A few days ago I received Rob Renfroe’s article “Three Requests of My Centrist Friends: An Open Letter.” Rev. Renfroe is the Pastor of […]
Indiana’s RFRA & the Response: Hate or Freedom?
The recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed in Indiana has produced responses ranging from raging hate to generous compassion. What’s going to be the final outcome of this tension-filled debate?
Homosexuality and the New Testament
In my last post, I explored the Old Testament view of homosexuality showing how both God’s original intent and continuing desire was for marital and sexual relationships to be confined to couples of the opposite sex. The New Testament continues this view as it hearkens back to Old Testament teaching to continue the prohibition against same-sex […]
Homosexuality and the Old Testament
Homosexuality is all over the news these days. The U.S. military was forced to lead the way in accepting this perversion of God’s ideal sexuality. Not long after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” in the military, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down certain provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act, […]