Critiquing the LGBT agenda

Sep 29, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: Here is a summary of the main points of a recent article in The New Atlantis about LGBT issues. (We reported its publication last month.) If you don’t have the time to read the 144-page report, invest two minutes in this video. Read NOM report here...

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Same-Sex Attraction: Is Celibacy Sufficient To Qualify For Christian Ministry?

Sep 22, 2016 by

by John Stevens: Controversy was caused a couple of weeks ago when it was announced that the Church of England had appointed a gay bishop who admits that he is “in a relationship” but maintains sexual celibacy. Reactions to this news by evangelicals has been varied. Some have stated that the appointment is a “dangerous” step, especially in the light of the “facilitated conversations” about homosexuality that are taking place within the church. Others have taken the view that his sexual...

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Church homosexuality talks ‘to remain private’

Sep 18, 2016 by

from BBC News: A homosexuality debate by Church of England bishops will remain private to allow views to “deepen and flourish”, the new Bishop of Oxford has said. The College of Bishops met in Oxford earlier this week to discuss attitudes towards sexuality. The Right Reverend Dr Steven Croft told BBC Oxford talks were “constructive” and would continue through the autumn. He said the bishops would reveal their conclusions to the General Synod in February next year. The...

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A Response to the Archbishop of Wales’ Defense of Same-Sex Relationships

Sep 16, 2016 by

by Revd Dr Rollin Grams, Bible and Mission: Let us consider the logic of the outgoing Archbishop of Wales, Barry Morgan’s, recent defense of homosexual relationships.[1] The First Argument in Two Parts The bulk of his argument—over half—is this: Since there are ‘different perspectives’ and ‘shifts in perspective’ within Scripture on several matters—parts of the Bible are at variance with other parts—‘there is no one settled understanding of what the Bible says about a number of subjects and …...

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Church of England sets up new body on sexuality

Sep 15, 2016 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: Church of England bishops have set up a new body to “take forward work on sexuality” which will be chaired by Graham James, the Bishop of Norwich. The establishment of the ‘Bishops’ Reflection Group on Sexuality’ was announced this afternoon after senior Church of England clergy met in Oxford this week. The bishops discussed sexuality as well as a range of other topical issues following on from the ‘shared...

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Event – God, Sex and the Meaning of Life

Sep 13, 2016 by

from Living Out: What if our desires are more important than you thought? Wednesday 5 October 2016    6.30pm to 9pm St James’ Clerkenwell, London (Map) Living Out presents Christopher West, best selling US author who will explore the biblical significance of the deepest desires of our body and soul, including our sexual desires, and how they can point us towards God. DESIRE: Discover why as human beings we feel this universal “ache” for something more. DESIGN: Learn what the very design of our...

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