Moving on to the final post inspired by Nancy Pearcey’s new book Love Thy Body. Order your copy here. Pearcey insightfully writes about sexual identity issues, stating that “our bodies are created by God and are intended to give us clues about our sexual identity.” I would add that the same can be applied to gender … Continue reading Grace and Space
Hi Friends, I am sharing a devotional I wrote on Romans 1 with you. “Confessions of a Closeted Book Thrower” releases Friday, January 19, 2018 on Join the Journey. If you are looking for a daily devotional join me on The Journey every day. The format is blog style with the ability to comment. This … Continue reading Confessions of a Closeted Book Thrower
If you filled in the blank with a four-letter word, it expresses the sentiment I felt the first time I heard of people choosing celibacy over same-sex relationships. Former gay-identified Dr. Christopher Yuan calls this a holy sexuality: pursuing a relationship with Christ through surrendering our desires and attractions to Him daily and living in sexual … Continue reading Holy ________!
As a post–gay Christian, I was interested in how Nancy Pearcey would navigate the muddy waters of faith, sexuality, and gender in her new book “Love Thy Body.” Pearcey laid the groundwork based on “the choice of affirming or rejecting the goodness of God’s intended design for our bodies and sexuality.” Almost every page of … Continue reading Change the Question
As I continue to read Love Thy Body (Pre-order yours today here), I am impressed with both the grace and wisdom with which Nancy Pearcey approaches the subjects of sexuality and gender. In this post I would like to introduce the relationship between telos, the Greek word for purpose, and sexuality and gender. Nancy helps … Continue reading Contending with Purpose
One of my favorite activities is to go swimming. There is something so therapeutic about gliding through the water. It fills me with joy to chase the light beams in the water. Recently during one of my swims I was thinking about the intrinsic beauty of people who live their lives in the light. Their … Continue reading Reflecting the Light
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Sometimes as Christians we can adopt an attitude that despises or neglects the goodness of God’s creation. For many there understanding of the created order begins with the fall and misses God’s declaration that everything that he created was good. In her forthcoming book Love Thy Body author Nancy Pearcey… Continue reading Christmas: A reminder of the goodness of creation