A July 14, 2016 notification signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus indicated that he intended to name a planned Military Sealift Command fleet oiler the USNS Harvey Milk. The ship would be the second of the John Lewis-class oilers being built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, Calif. You may have seen […]Read more "A Ship Named Harvey Milk"
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"
I’ve followed Julie Rodgers for quite a while. She blogged for Spiritual Friendship between August, 2013 and October, 2014. Before that she spent a decade with Exodus International and was the keynote speaker at the final Exodus Freedom Conference in 2013. She also served in the Chaplain’s Office at Wheaton College, counselling students who were […]Read more "The ‘Coming Out’ of Julie Rodgers"
The ERLC recently issued a statement in response to the Supreme Court decision on marriage. The statement is entitled ‘Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage.’ It is a good statement for the most part, but there are some things in it that are unfortunate. I want to address just one. It is found […]Read more "The Image of God and Homosexuality"