Homosexuality and the Christian

Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends Author: Dr. Mark Yarhouse Published by: Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 9780764207310 Before I cracked open the book, I came with the preconceived idea that this might be another one of those knee-jerk reactionary books that Christians write against homosexuality; but after reading …

Christian preacher in UK arrested for saying homosexuality is a sin

A preacher preaching in public saying that homosexuality is a sin was arrested in Britain, as reported in The Telegraph. (HatTip: TC, Mohler) Dale McAlpine was charged with causing “harassment, alarm or distress” after a homosexual police community support officer (PCSO) overheard him reciting a number of “sins” referred to in the Bible, including blasphemy, …

Pope Benedict makes it easier for disenchanted Anglicans to convert

Since the consecration of the openly gay Bishop gene Robinson in 2003 and the blessing of same-sex marriages in the Anglican Church in Canada (ACC), there was no turning back.  The wedge was set and hammered into the heart of the Anglican Communion across the U.S. and Canada.  Now it’s open season. It is now …

The ELCA approves ministry for pastors in same-sex relationships

The church has been broken and needs fixing.  On Friday, August 21, 2009, the Churchwide Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have voted to approve for ministry those who are practicing homosexual pastors.  The vote passed 559-451 with 1,045 eligible voting members. It was by a margin of 108.  No longer do …

Ray Boltz has come out of the closet and announced he is gay

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 …

Debate on homosexuality: Is is biblical?

Will Lutheran and Anglican churches continue to remain as a single organic communions or will they end up being separate communions? The debate of homosexuality in the church is currently tearing apart many mainline churches in North America, namely the Anglican church in Canada, Episcopalian church in the USA, and Lutheran churches in Canada and …

The TNIV: still timeless truth in today’s language?

I was informed about a new blog that calls itself the TNIV Truth. The blogger, who we now know is Wayne Leman, is hoping that the truth about the TNIV gets out there because there has been a lot of criticism about the translation. Like him and others, I also feel that the TNIV has …