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"
The term ‘sexual orientation’ is often treated in pro-gay literature as some sort of sacred amulet to be used to put an end to all discussion about homosexuality: “This is the person’s sexual orientation; nothing can be done about that.” Although pro-gay defenders have worked tirelessly to advance the idea that sexual orientation refers to an innate […]Read more "The ‘Orientation’ Juggling Act"
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"
The gay Christians and the gay-sympathetic wing of the broad evangelical church seemed to be waiting with almost gleeful anticipation for the publication of God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines. When the book appeared as scheduled after much pre-publication ballyhoo, one felt as though he couldn’t possibly be ‘with it’ unless he read […]Read more "God and the Gay Christian: The Gay Debate Epitomized"
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"