Is The Bible Lying?

Though the original comment is ostensibly a response to the (blasphemous!) idea that the Bible does not actually condemn homosexuality, and though it lacks a developed argument, it’s a fine example of the sort of mindset that drives many conservative Christians, especially regarding contentious moral issues. [Read more…]

Homosexuality and the Bible: Beyond the Dichotomy between Biblical Prophets and Cultural Compromisers

The topic of homosexuality has assumed for many conservatives (“the prophets”) the status of a sort of litmus test that distinguishes those who accept “what the Bible teaches” over-against those “compromisers” who allow their opinions to be shaped by the contemporary culture. [Read more…]

A Gay Pastor Explains What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality

Unfundamentalist Christians founder John Shore recently shared a letter from a gay Christian who is struggling with his sexuality and faith. Among the many encouraging comments on that post was one from a gay pastor who beautifully explained his understanding of the Bible, Christianity, and sexuality. [Read more…]

Clobbering the Confusion About 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

The debate about 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 is confusing, and there simply isn’t one decisive answer that resolves all the difficulties in this passage. [Read more…]

“Queers in the Kingdom” shares the stories of LGBT students at Wheaton College

Markie Hancock’s new documentary film casts a much needed light on the stories of Wheaton College’s LGBT alumni. [Read more…]

World Vision and Children: Love Loses

Must a starving child be told that homosexuality is a sin while they’re being given food? [Read more…]

The Spirit vs. the Letter: Biblicalism and Conscience

Imagine a contentious public issue, rending not only America, but American Christendom, in two. In this battle are two sides: one which maintains and asserts a literal, straightforward reading of the Bible to maintain its position, the other which argues that its side is supported by the spirit, even if sometimes not the letter, of [Read More…]


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