I wanted to highlight this particular post again because I hope to raise some discussion about it. Those who believe Scripture condemns homosexuality often accuse those those who do not of theological liberalism and throwing away the Bible. Yet, that is not the case. I believe that as a Christian, Scripture is an authoritative guide; […]
Posted by Milton Almeida Read here It proves nothing but the fact that the gay community is not the “Borg”… the Collective Intelligence, as widely believed. Some do think on their own!
This is going around – Thoughts?
I dind’t say it! Don’t kill the messenger! “Homosexuality is not ‘normal.’ On the contrary, it is a challenge to the norm; therein rests its eternally revolutionary character Queer theorists – that wizened crew of flimflamming free-loaders – have tried to take the post structuralist tack of claiming that there is no norm, since everything […]
Allow me to be the “contrarian”, but before labeling the author of this article and its main thrust, “anti-gay” or “homophobic”, fundamentalist or a “fun the mentalist”, please, please consider his proposition. Then, call it whatever your emotion prompt you to call him. Read here. “Of Consciences and Cakes: A Response to Kirsten Powers”
In a well-written post on the current debates regarding the pastors who are forsaking the Book of Discipline, David Watson writes, Church law matters because it allows us to go about our work together. It is not always right, but it is a necessary way of organizing our corporate life. Apart from this realization, the […]
Some, mainly Jim, will not like what is said. Of course, many will refuse to unpack what I’ve said and instead read it as a set-in-stone. Of course, Jim has sworn off reading Huffington Post, so whew… he won’t read it anyway. Joel L. Watts: Finding a Christian Way Forward on Gay Marriage in the […]
So, the Southern Baptist Church is moving away from the Boy Scouts, because nothing says being like Jesus like moving away from children, even children you find vulgar, even children who represent what you consider the sickest of sins… But, it is one statement in this that has caught my attention. For Southern Baptist pastor […]
Reading about this is what first made me step back and begin to examine human sexuality and Scripture. What isn’t obvious is that I have a rare condition called androgen insensitivity syndrome, or AIS. I was born with XY chromosomes, the combination found in boys. With AIS, an XY embryo doesn’t respond to the crucial […]
Following my earlier post on an upcoming Christian seminar pushing the validity of ‘Reparative Therapy’ or ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ I received the following Tweet: @echurchblog I’d suggest that the real problem is not psychological but spiritual. — Ploughboy (@MPloughboy) January 21, 2013 This set off a lightbulb within me and a chain of thoughts. If Christians […]