Homosexuality

How traditionalists connect the biblical dots: The LGBT Issue, part 8

How traditionalists on the LGBT issue connect the biblical dots, and how not to argue against them.

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Biblical inspiration, human interpretation: The LGBT issue, part 7

Taking biblical inspiration and authority seriously also requires humbly acknowledging a long history of Christian fights over “what the Bible says.”

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If this is where you get off the bus: The LGBT issue, part 6

If this is where you get off the bus on this journey through the LGBT issue, here are seven things you and all of us can do. 

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Six options for the churches: The LGBT issue, part 5

Six options for how a church responds to the arrival of gay couples in its midst. 

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‘Third-way’ Baptist church faces possible expulsion

A local association of Southern Baptist churches in southern California is poised to vote on removing a congregation for allegedly violating tenets of the faith in how it relates to gays.

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The power of witness

It’s time for the burden of proof to be shifted to the opponents of same-sex marriage.

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Gay Christians exist: The LGBT issue, part 4

How even ardent traditionalists now (sometimes) acknowledge the existence of gay Christians.

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A proper starting place

The initial question in the debate over homosexuality must be, is it sin?

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Change we can all support: The LGBT issue, part 3

Much has changed for LGBT people in America since Anita Bryant and Jerry Falwell days — change we all can support, I hope.

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In executive order, Obama bans bias against gays by federal contractors

The order is a compromise between those wanting religious contractors to play by the same rules as everyone else and those who say competing for taxpayer funding should not come at the expense of religious convictions.

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