Several months ago one of my pastors spoke on the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage and on what the Bible teaches about homosexuality. Since those sermons I’ve been asked from time to time what I thought about them. And I was just recently asked again. I guess I’m quite surprised that anyone would think […]Read more "Some (Perhaps) Necessary Clarification"
When the United States Supreme Court made same-sex marriage a constitutional right in its ruling in Obergefell v Hodges, few people seemed to notice that it did much more than address the subject of marriage. The ruling went far beyond that. It in effect opened the door for any and all sexual ‘orientations.’ In a […]Read more "The Tragedy of the Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage"
It has become quite common in the current debate over homosexual practice to assert that there is nothing wrong with homoerotic relationships as long as they are monogamous. Monogamy for many has become the determinant factor in giving legitimacy to same-sex relationships. From a biblical perspective this focus is flawed. It is tantamount to arguing […]Read more "Monogamy is the Wrong Emphasis"
How was mankind created? We were created by God in the image of God, male and female together (Gen. 1:27). Who is the author of marriage? When God presented the first bride, our mother Eve, to Adam, He was establishing the first marriage (Gen. 2:22). After the first marriage, how are marriages to be formed? […]Read more "Brief Sexual Catechism 2.0 by Doug Wilson"
Christians and social conservatives are appalled at the speed with which gay marriage has gained the status of a civil right in the United States. Their attempts to push back the avalanche of change has been met with judicial decisions unfavorable to their cause, and reaction has been one of disbelief and consternation that something […]Read more "Gay Marriage Really Isn’t the Main Issue (You should have seen this coming…)"
Gay hermeneutics have been with us for a while now. Until recently, the writings of gay apologists were cloistered in their intellectual commune, inaccessible to all but those who had a vested interest in what they had to say. But that has now changed, thanks to the new popularization of these ideas in the more […]Read more "Gay Hermeneutics, or How to Effectively Misread Scripture"
I finally made my way through the 103 pages of the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. I realize most people won’t have the time or the inclination to read this thing, so I’m offering this short summary for anyone interested in the gist of the ruling. The summary consists of 4 pages totaling 1,865 […]Read more "Obergefell v. Hodges"