Tag «Homosexuality»

How to Lose Our Moral Voice

Several of today’s sins would not have been openly discussed in yesterday’s churches. Things that were once considered abhorrent have been normalized in our culture. Consequently, Christians are rightfully alarmed. We fear for the future of our nation and the world in which our children and grandchildren will live. So out of concern, we have …

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A Queer Hermeneutic

The dictionary definition of the word, “queer” is simply “strange,” “odd,” or “unusual.” However, in the latter part of the 20th century, the term, “queer” was used in a pejorative sense as an insult to homosexuals. But that was then, and this is now.  And today, the term is embraced by the homosexual community and has …

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Hate Speech

Is the church guilty of hate speech?  Some would emphatically deny it, but I would be more inclined to say, “guilty as charged.”  Now, don’t dismiss me and stop reading; please hear me out. I’m not suggesting that the church is guilty of “hate speech from the pulpit.  I would imagine the vast majority of …

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5 Lessons From The Duck Dynasty Fiasco

Okay, I give in.  I said I wasn’t going to comment on the Duck Dynasty fiasco, but here I am offering five lessons to learn from the situation. Lesson #1This is not an issue of “free speech,” but of “funded speech.”  A&E is not saying Phil Robertson can’t say what he said, but they are …

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Blind Justice

Justice should be blind with respect to person, money, and position, but “Lady Justice” would be better served if she would remove her blindfold when it comes to the true “standard of Justice.”  It certainly would have kept her from tripping over the word of God this week. As I’m sure you know, the Supreme …

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