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
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
Recently I was invited to join the book launch team of “Love Thy Body” by Nancy Pearcey. Her book Total Truth challenged me to evaluate my once very liberal/post-modern worldview and embrace a Biblical one. It is an honor to be part of the team. In Love Thy Body Pearcey makes this powerful statement: “The personhood theory, with its two-tiered view of the … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Personhood