(Note: I know this may start a firestorm, so I will be careful here.) I believe that the Bible states that homosexuality is immoral. I also believe that it does NOT condemn them to hell (a sin is ...
As I was raised: God is all-loving, and He wants us to be all-loving too. But, as you may know, homosexuals—particularly in America—have been shown hatred, and even violence (1)(2)(3)(4) from some ...
Many Christian groups condemn homosexuality as a sin, pointing to specific passages in the Bible and traditional Christian views on sexuality and marriage. How do these groups handle the question of ...
Which churches have decided to permit gay marriage at a denominational level?
I read an article the other day about the PCUSA church, and I will preface this question with the disclaimer that I have not done extensive research on the church, but it said that they hold the Bible ...
Today President Obama came out as the first U.S. president to support gay marriage. In his address, he even quoted scripture to support his change of view. Love him or hate him, it seems clear that ...
How should Reformed Christians deal with homosexual marriage of individuals prior to their conversion to Christianity?
I've been pondering this for several weeks and I believe that the reformed church (really, the church in general) is woefully unprepared to answer the following question: How should the church deal ...
When talking about homosexuality discussions often seem to get a little fuzzy because the word "homosexuality" can take on a lot of different meanings. Here are a few: The attraction Acting on the ...
The Sodom story in Genesis 19 is about the attempted gang-rape of two (apparent) men. This is usually taken as an indictment against homosexuality in general. A very similar story appears in Judges ...
There is currently a debate in my country, Australia, about gay marriage. Amongst those who believe homosexual sex is wrong, there is a split with regards the correct approach. Some say that ...
I've seen a few things lampooning John Boswell's interpretation of adelphopoiesis as a quasi civil union between men. However, I've not seen much on his side other than it being used by Christian gay ...
What is the scriptural basis, if any, for the Catholic teaching that the homosexual tendency is of itself not a sin?
The Catholic Church teaches that the homosexual tendency is not a sin: Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is a more or less strong tendency ordered ...
Most commonly, Romans 1:26 is taken to be a reference to female homosexuality - the sole explicit reference in the entire Bible. However, there is an alternative theory: rather than prohibiting ...
Based on Romans 13:1-2, if marriages between same sex partners are legal (in the state / country), would the church perform the rites/ritual? Furthermore, on what grounds could they NOT perform the ...