Preface: The last couple of years of my post–gay experience have been challenging. The SCOTUS decision on same sex marriage brought me to a new level of resolve. I had to learn the balance of loving my LGBT friends and honoring God’s intended design for sexuality, gender and marriage. Just shy of one year since the … Continue reading Acts of Betrayal (1)
In part two of Examining the Lines, we looked at how gay-identified Christians view sexuality, gender and marriage. In this post, we look at the traditional Christian view of these subjects. The traditional Christian sexual ethic sees sexuality, gender and marriage as God’s good gift to humanity. Marriage is to be between one man and … Continue reading Examining the Lines that divide (3)
In part one of this series, we looked at four key arguments that Pro-Gay Theology Reformists make surrounding faith and sexuality. In this post, I will examine a more conservative yet still liberal point of view upheld by many gay-identified Christians. Ron, a member of the Gay Christian network, responds to Justin Lee, representing a second point … Continue reading Examining the Lines that Divide (2)
Hi Friends, For the last eight years I have been on a journey to resolve my faith and sexuality. Since coming to a resolution, I have had many opportunities to share my story in front of hundreds of people. The issues surrounding, sexuality, marriage, and gender are hot button topics. They impact individuals, families … Continue reading I am Writing my Story
Hello readers, I wanted to share this Watermark Community Church Equipping Webinar with you: Responding to Same Sex Issues. Thanks to Nathan Wagnon, Nika Spaulding and the Watermark Equipping Team for allowing me to be a guest on the Webinar. Feel free to dialogue with me about the webinar. Your thoughts and comments are always welcome. … Continue reading An Honest Discussion on Faith and Sexuality
AIDS/HIV has been part of my word since 1985; when I became part of the LGBTQ community. Since the beginning of the epidemic in 1981, more than 70 million people have been infected with the HIV virus and about 35 million people have died of HIV. Globally, 36.7 million [34.0–39.8 million] people were living with … Continue reading Reflections on World AIDS Day
A friend of mine recently sent me this NY Times article Is God Transgender? by Rabbi Mark Sameth and asked for my input. Let me first state that for me, issues surrounding faith, sexuality and gender are deeply personal. After reading Rabbi Sameth’s article, my concern is that the goal of “Transgender Rights” movement is not about bathroom laws or … Continue reading A Question: Is God Transgender?