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No, LGBTQ+ Affirming Christians Are Not Heretics

4K SharesShare4KTweetPin1Share+1RedditEmail This week Jen Hatmaker, an Evangelical writer and speaker, came out as LGBTQ+ affirming in an interview that has set part of the Evangelical Internet on fire. Hatmaker has long been influential in the Evangelical world, so this public shift is not being taken lightly by the establishment. As one of my friends …

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The Orlando Massacre & The Ethical Dilemma for Conservative Christians

409 SharesShare409TweetPinShare+1RedditEmail What happened in Orlando recently is certainly worthy of outrage and action. 49 people killed in cold blood, and many more lying in hospital beds wounded. Between the lives cut short, and the lives that will never be the same, Orlando should be a moment the nation does not soon forget. Certainly tragedies, …

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5 Reasons Why More Christians Are Becoming LGBTQ Affirming

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin21Share+1RedditEmail If one follows the news they’d see that many major Christian denominations are split over LGBTQ inclusion. As I have followed these developments, one observation that has stood out in my mind is that the division over LGBTQ inclusion is a recent development, historically speaking. This means one thing: the movement to include and …

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Focus on the Family Exec Shuns Gay Daughter: She Breaks Her Silence

4K SharesShare4KTweetPin2Share+1RedditEmail Amber Cantorna didn’t date any boys growing up, but she didn’t think much of it. She had taken her purity vow and even sealed it with a ring– after that, she just assumed that God would simply place the right man in her life, at the right time. Except, he didn’t. In fact, at …

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No, Franklin Graham, LGBTQ Children Are Not The Enemy

22K SharesShare22KTweetPin3Share+1Reddit16Email (What Franklin Graham is Wrong About Today, Vol 3) Sometimes I see a comment or hear a clip of Franklin Graham, and while I typically disagree, many times they are dismissible comments that allow one to roll their eyes and move on. But then there are times where his comments are so damaging, so …

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When Being Anti-LGBTQ is More Important Than Being the Church

2K SharesShare2KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Theological questions on LGBTQ issues is one of the areas where much of the Church has some serious wrestling to do. Beyond wrestling with some of the outstanding scholarly work being done (see for instance, NT scholar JRD Kirk) the main question much of the Church must contend with is that of functionality: What …

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LGBTQ Rights And The Hypocritical Christian Outrage Over Sharia Law

5K SharesShare5KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail For some reason I have a lot of anti-Muslim articles and blogs that flow through my newsfeed. Recently it’s been around the issue of Sharia law– Christians warning that America must not allow Sharia to be practiced in the United States; arguing that Sharia is oppressive, and that others should not be forced …

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