Category Archives: Sexuality

ERLC: How does your church address homosexuality?

How does your church address homosexuality? The move to redefine marriage has advanced considerably in recent days. How do churches respond? Dean Inserra, a member of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s Leadership Network Council, identifies four archetypical responses to addressing this massive cultural shift: 1. The Macklemore Church The Macklemore Church just simply thinks […]

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ERLC Leadership Summit will address human sexuality

Wondering what recent court rulings on gay marriage might mean for your community and your ministry? The Ethics and Religious Liberty Leadership Summit will address the gospel and human sexuality to equip pastors and church leaders to speak to these critical issues in their own congregations. This event will be held April 21-23, 2014, at […]

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SCOTUS, Same-Sex Marriage, and Implications for Christians

Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a 1996 law passed by Congress that barred recognition of same-sex marriages. They also ruled that the plaintiffs in the case of Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California, did not have the legal standing to bring that […]

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Should Christians Just Keep Quiet?

With prominent Evangelical pastor Louie Giglio bowing out of a role in the President’s inauguration under pressure from groups who oppose his Biblical views on homosexuality, many Christians are awakening to the sobering reality that traditional, orthodox positions on human sexuality are unwelcome in the public square. How should Christians respond? Should we continue to […]

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How Gay Marriage Will Harm Religious Liberty

In a post today on Baptist Press, Eric Metaxes outlines how the legalization of gay marriage will likely impact religious liberty, particular for evangelical Christians.  Eric Metaxas is an author and the voice of the Breakpoint radio commentaries. NEW YORK (BP) — Christians are often asked by gay activists why they oppose same-sex marriage. “How […]

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Go ‘Extra Mile’ To Share With Gay Friends

Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright is encouraging Christians to go the “extra mile” in seeking to share with people in the gay community about the love of Christ. Wright correctly points out that Christians’ effectiveness in witnessing has often been harmed by harsh, unloving approaches that tend to turn individuals away from Jesus rather […]

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