Jump to navigation. For full reports and exact statements of the denomination's position on a particular issue, the reader should look to the references provided. The CRC position on homosexuality, established by Synod and affirmed by several subsequent synods, is summarized in the following definitions and statements of pastoral advice that were recommended to CRC churches.
The first question I asked myself when I realized I like guys is one that we still get regularly at Queer Theology:. Have you asked yourself that question? What steps did you take to find the answer?
His brief remarks were very compelling as he challenged the assembly on their approach to the Christian doctrine on marriage. Is it good news for the world? This clip of Sam's remarks went viral, and within hours people around the world were sharing and discussing his bold and powerful witness:.
So why do so many Christians seem to oppose it? Amid all the confusion, the Church must stand clear on these issues. No doubt some will have stopped reading already, calling the article hateful, homophobic, or anti-Christian.
Caleb Kaltenbach M. Today, he manages the tension of holding to the traditional biblical teaching on sexuality while loving his gay parents. Biola Magazine reached out to him to talk about his book and his perspective on how Christians can better navigate the complexities of this issue with truth and grace.
A group of anti-gay Christians carry placards condemning homosexuality on the side of the annual Pride March celebration in Marikina City in the Philippine capital on June Photo by Jhun Dantes. Ledalero School of Philosophy praised for its contribution to Universal Church and society, both nationally and globally.
Seeing it always made me smile. It was after midnight, but I dutifully responded. My husband and I had adopted Kayla and her brother, Devon, out of foster care over a decade earlier.
A truly marvellous book. A compassionate and compelling resource for pastors and elders to keep on hand, as this is an issue which will become more, not less, important. Sam is a same-sex attracted Christian, and a faithful brother. I cannot overstate how grateful I am for his life and testimony.
The following affirmations summarise the position of the Evangelical Alliance in its Report Biblical and pastoral responses to homosexuality. We are conscious that different evangelicals might apply certain of these points in different ways, but we believe that, taken together, they reflect an authentic, mainstream evangelical response to homosexuality in general and sexually active same-sex partnerships in particular:. We recognise that all of us are sinners, and that the only true hope for sinful people — whatever our sexuality — is in Jesus Christ.
When Nikki Levy heard about that rejection on a local Facebook group, she made a fictional inquiry of her own, just to see what they would say. She received the same response. Neither is the person on the other end posting the exchange online, as Levy did, along with the contact information for winery owner Teri Lawrence.