Reflections on the Gay Marriage Decision

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As ever, a pleasure to offer this guest post from my friend Peter Wehner, a thoughtful Christian and one of the most important voices on public policy today: * Some Reflections on the Gay Marriage Decision By Peter Wehner In light of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, here are some thoughts on [Read More...]

Is Justin Lee Now Misrepresenting the Fact That He Misrepresented My Views on the Levitical Prohibitions? – An Open Rejoinder to Justin Lee from Robert Gagnon


Robert Gagnon, author of The Bible and Homosexual Practice, responds in this guest post to Justin Lee, executive director of the Gay Christian Network and author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate.  I’m grateful to Gagnon and to Lee for the conversation, and to be clear, I would also welcome Lee to respond [Read More...]

Is the Defense of Traditional Marriage Like the Defense of Slavery?


I’ve noted before how labeling the struggle for same-sex marriage as a Civil Rights struggle on a par with the struggle for racial equality makes further conversation on the matter nearly impossible.  While I believe (and I would encourage all Christians to believe) that every homosexual individual deserves all of the same rights and protections [Read More...]

Hatred, Bigotry and Truth in the Homosexuality and Same Sex Marriage Debate


The moral status of homosexuality and the legal advancement of same-sex marriage remain among the preeminent moral and theological issues confronting the church. I’ve published many pieces representing a diversity of opinion — including my own thoughts (see here and here, for instance), which do not neatly fall into the expected categories. I appreciate the [Read More...]

The Hate Sandwich Behind the Family Research Council Attack


As Paul Bedard reports, new information emerges about the man who entered the DC offices of the Family Research Council and opened fire — a man who would have taken many more lives if the guard had not heroically stopped him: Floyd Lee Corkins II pleaded guilty to three charges including a charge of committing an act [Read More...]