Statements on Human Sexuality

May 29, 2020 by

by Justin Taylor, The Gospel Coalition: The publication of The Report of the Ad Interim Committee on Human Sexuality to the 48th Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly does not sound like thing of headlines or bedtime reading. But praise God for the Presbyterians and their orderly, parliamentarian ways. This committee—which includes Tim Keller, Kevin DeYoung, and Bryan Chapell, among others—has put together a very thorough and careful and important study in response to an overture...

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A basic Christian primer on sex, marriage and family life. Article 13 – Birth control and infertility treatment.

May 25, 2020 by

by Martin Davie: God’s command to have children. As we have noted repeatedly in the course of this series of articles, for human beings to live rightly means for them to live in the light of the fact that they have been created by God as men and women, in his image, and after his likeness (Genesis 1:26-27). In the final article in this series we shall look at what this means in relation to the two issues of birth control and infertility treatment. Having declared that human beings have been...

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Media, NGOs Outraged as Hungary Defines Sex as Biological

May 23, 2020 by

by Virginia Hale, Breitbart: Activists and the media claim Hungary is being driven “back towards the dark ages” after the country voted to define gender based on biological sex. According to the latest wave of establishment fury against the central European nation, transgender people will “flee” Hungary or else be driven to suicide by the law, which passed on Tuesday after a 134 to 56 parliamentary vote. Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, Gergely Gulyás, had responded to attacks with a...

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Franklin Graham and Evangelicals Aren’t the Ones Obsessed with Sex

May 21, 2020 by

by Shane Morris, Breakpoint: Progressives keep promising conservative evangelicals they’ll be our friends if only we stop harping on sex and serve people. The problem is that every time evangelicals try to serve people, progressives want to harp on sex. A few years back, the late Rachel Held Evans wrote an opinion piece at CNN on why millennials are leaving the church. As a left-leaning Christian, she took it upon herself to speak for her generation. One of the explanations she offered for the...

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A basic Christian primer on sex, marriage and family life. Article 11 – sex outside marriage

May 5, 2020 by

by Martin Davie: The Christian sexual ethic. As C S Lewis writes in his book Mere Christianity, traditional Christian ethics contains a very clear rule with regard to sexual ethics. In his words: ‘There is no getting away from it: the Christian rule is, ‘Either marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence.’ [1] The reason for the existence of this rule is because, as we have seen previously in this series of articles, when God created the human race he created...

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The World Just Proved That Abstinence Definitely Works

Apr 30, 2020 by

by Katy Faust and Stacy Manning, The Federalist: It’s clear people have the capacity to change their behavior in the face of dangerous viruses when the risks are clearly communicated. The entire country has been practicing abstinence for a month. We’ve been abstaining from physical contact, leaving our homes, dining out, and attending school because these activities have been deemed risky in the COVID-19 era. Government is so serious about enforcing abstinence they’ve deployed drones to...

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