It is vitally important that we (followers of Jesus Christ) learn how to engage real people who oppose our biblical worldview in a way that represents Christ and is actually effective for the advancement of the Gospel. Particularly, how should we live, love, and influence as Christ's ambassadors in the midst of the growing celebration … Continue reading A Message to Believers – the issues of Homosexuality, the LGBT community, and the Gospel
Pastors and Changing Sexual Norms in Houston, Texas
This week news hit the web that Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston (my town) issued subpoenas to several pastors in Houston requiring submission of, “all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to HERO (Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance), the petition, Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality, or gender identity, prepared by, delivered by, revised by, or … Continue reading Pastors and Changing Sexual Norms in Houston, Texas
Who is the Gospel for… and how do our biases play?
Who is the Gospel for? Most believers will answer, "Everyone!" But, do we really believe that? In my part of the world we have a tendency to withhold the Gospel, so to speak, because of our biases. Sometimes we have biases for legitimate reasons. Those biases must not become obstacles for the good news that … Continue reading Who is the Gospel for… and how do our biases play?