Christian musician-artist, Ray Boltz, has recently given an interview to Washington Blade, a gay magazine. Christianity Today magazine has a recent article about it. He’s announced that he’s come out of the closet and has said that the only way to deal with homosexuality is to accept it. Here’s some of what Ray Boltz said:
“I’d denied it ever since I was a kid. I became a Christian, I thought that was the way to deal with this and I prayed hard and tried for 30-some years and then at the end, I was just going, ‘I’m still gay. I know I am.’ And I just got to the place where I couldn’t take it anymore … when I was going through all this darkness, I thought, ‘Just end this.’”
I’ve listened to Ray Boltz since I was a kid and love his music. But when I just discovered he has come out of the closet, I was in shock. David Ker most recently posted on this subject amongst other bloggers. Stan McCullers has also just posted about this issue that is tearing the Episcopal Church apart. This same-sex issue is shifting within the mainline churches but it’s now also making small waves in evangelical circles. Many in our blogosphere is passing this hot potatoe
Romans 1 seems clear about this. Where do you stand?
If you don’t know who he is, here’s one of people’s favorite songs called “Thank You.”