Help Us Spread This Message Across America

Posted by on 9.9.15 in Churches, Current Events, Homosexuality

Recently we printed a booklet called When the Foundations are Destroyed. This short message encourages Christians to have tenacious, winsome […]

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The Supreme Court Isn’t

Posted by on 6.27.15 in Current Events, Homosexuality

The Supreme Court isn’t. There is a court higher than the court that sits in Washington. That court is never […]

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“My Adult Son Says He Is Gay. How Should I Respond?”

Posted by on 5.12.15 in Prayer, Homosexuality, Marriage and the Family

Not long ago a distraught mother contacted me about her adult son who is divorcing his wife and has announced […]

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The Coming Evangelical Divide

Posted by on 6.17.14 in Current Events, Christian News, Homosexuality

A few years ago I would have thought that most evangelicals would stay true to the biblical teaching about marriage. Today I will hedge my bets on that issue. The evangelical movement is about to divide. You can’t straddle the fence forever.

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Put Marriage in Your Church Constitution

Posted by on 6.27.13 in Current Events, Homosexuality, Marriage and the Family, Church Trends

Write out what you believe about marriage and put it in your church constitution.

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T. D. Jakes on Homosexuality

Posted by on 4.25.12 in Current Events, Homosexuality

Recently Dallas megachurch pastor T. D. Jakes was asked by Oprah Winfrey to give his stance on homosexuality. Given Oprah’s huge audience and vast popularity in our culture, it would be easy to evade that question by trying to change the subject. Here is what Jakes said:"I’m not called to give my opinion. I’m called as a pas…

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Put Marriage in Your Church Constitution

Posted by on 11.14.08 in Current Events, Homosexuality, Theology

Last Sunday a group of radical gay activists disrupted a church service in Lansing, Michigan. One group of protesters demonstrated outside the church while another group actually disrupted the worship service, shouting, throwing fliers, and even pulling the fire alarm so the sanctuary would be evacuated.In California gay-rights activists have picke…

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Should an Openly Homosexual Person be Baptized?

Posted by on 5.14.08 in Homosexuality, Church Trends

This week’s Monday Morning Insight contained an article with the intriguing title Should An Openly Homosexual Person be Baptized? The article is worth reading mostly for the comments that follow it. The article itself is based on a blog entry by Pennsylvania pastor Brian Jones.Here is my take on the subject . . .1. Th …

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Jay Bakker’s Strange Religion

Posted by on 12.19.06 in Churches, Current Events, Homosexuality, Theology

Until last week I had never paid any attention to Jay Bakker, the son of Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Messner. Then someone sent me a link to a CNN article called What the Hell Happened to Christianity? It turns out that Jay is the pastor/founder of a church called the Revolution, with branches in Atlanta, New York and Charlot …

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Mark Driscoll Explains the Mainline

Posted by on 10.7.06 in Churches, Current Events, Homosexuality, Theology

Mark Driscoll explains why the mainline denominations are in such a mess. He then offers these ten steps to destroying a denomination:1) Have a low view of Scripture and, consequently, the deity of Jesus. 2) Deny that we were made male and female by God, equal but with distinct roles in the home and church. 3) Ordain libera …

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