We live in a world that is gayproud. And in that world we must be Christian. But how? Some so-called churches have joined the lemming-run by appointing gay leaders and marrying gay parishioners. Others have remained silent, crossing their fingers to wishfully dream away this high point of moral decadence. Neither one of those are acceptable responses. The first is a sin of commission: committing evil by participating in it. The second is a sin of omission: omitting good by keeping silent when one should speak. I’ve seen others become corrosively bitter. That too is only fighting sin by becoming sinful, so really it’s just joining the parade.
A member of our church recently told a very personal story on his blog. He’s struggled with same-sex-attraction. Instead of indulging his flesh, he is seeking to live a life that honours Christ. The blog is courageous, gentle, and biblical. In response, he’s received hundreds of comments on social media and on the blog itself.
Tim Barnett has already addressed this really bad Bruxy Cavey video. Cavey is the pastor of one of Canada’s largest churches, the Meeting House. I echo so many of Tim’s concerns, and I honestly do believe Bruxy Cavey does need to apologize for his very unchristian apology. To that, I’ll add four more serious concerns
When an “evangelical” church receives practicing homosexuals into membership and appoints them into leadership, what should we think? With decades of cultural accommodation and a lack of biblical teaching in many evangelical churches, this is expected. I predict more and more defections in the months and years to come. “They went out, but they were