Hillsong Church says they are a “gay welcoming” congregation, even though they are not gay affirming. Hillsong pastor Carl Lents explains how they are attempting to think through and navigate this difficult issue.
Articles tagged “Sexuality”
The church says the gay celebrities can’t serve as leaders and don’t support their ‘lifestyle.’ But Josh Canfield and Reed Kelly aren’t going anywhere. It’s a love story.
Often the losers knit together a version of past events that disposes of the more damning details and casts their side in a more favorable light. But when it comes to history, forgetting the facts is a most dangerous delusion.
A Southern Baptist college professor and blogger says that business owners who discriminate against LGBT couples are the ones Jesus called “the least of these.” Here’s why that doesn’t jibe with the Bible itself.
Eve Tushnet is a popular blogger and author of “Gay and Christian.” But is she missing something about the uniqueness and importance of erotic intimacy?
The longtime Harvard Divinity School professor says, “There is no single ‘correct’ way to read the Bible.” But, he argues, some ways are more helpful than others.
When it comes to church, theologian Scot McKnight says, different is good. He argues that it should be comprised of people who are dissimilar ethnically, socioeconomically and, to some degree, doctrinally.
In 2010, Wesley Hill helped fan the flames of a growing movement of celibate gay Christians. Now he’s taking his arguments a step further.
To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.