Four Appeals to Christians Embracing Gay Marriage


Originally posted on Soliloquium:

I was not particularly surprised by the Supreme Court’s decision last Friday. Nor do I feel alarmist about it. Some Christians are responding to it in doomsday tones, but to my mind that attitude is at odds with the basic tenor of the gospel. Panic and pessimism are out of order for a worldview anchored in belief in an omnipotent God, irresistible grace, and an eternal heaven.

On the other hand, how a society defines the institution of marriage is important. For me, it is too important to remain silent—particularly because so many Christians I know are joining in to celebrate the Court’s ruling. My Facebook news feed has been lit up over the last several days with two basic types of articles, coming from various different circles of friends that Esther and I have made over the years: some disappointed and basically asking “now what?”; others exultant and proclaiming…

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More Articles on Tony Campolo’s Support for Gay Marriage


The links below are to articles commenting on Tony Campolo’s support for gay marriage.

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http://www.firstthings.com/blogs/firstthoughts/2015/06/a-day-late-a-dollar-short
http://www.albertmohler.com/2015/06/10/which-way-evangelicals-there-is-nowhere-to-hide/

Tony Campolo Joins the Gay Acceptance Camp


The link below is to an article reporting on American Tony Campolo’s acceptance of gay marriage in the church.

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http://christiannews.net/2015/06/13/former-christianity-today-editor-praises-tony-campolos-call-for-full-acceptance-of-homosexuals/

Scotland: Accepts Ministers in Same-Sex Civil Partnerships


The link below is to an article that reports on another denomination of the church moving further away from biblical norms.

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http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/16/church-of-scotland-votes-accept-ministers-same-sex-civil-partnerships

More Disappointing News from ‘Reformed’ Circles


The link below is to an article reporting on a further watering down of the Biblical standard as regards homosexuality and this from a church in the ‘Reformed’ tradition.

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http://christiannews.net/2015/03/18/megachurch-leader-drops-celibacy-requirement-for-gay-members-as-long-as-sex-is-in-marriage/

USA: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from the USA.

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http://christiannews.net/2015/02/03/judge-finds-christian-bakers-guilty-for-refusing-to-bake-gay-cake-fines-may-bankrupt-business/

Mormonism and Homosexuality


The link below is to an article that considers the Mormon view of homosexuality.

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http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/frame_game/2014/11/mormons_will_accept_homosexuality_mormon_church_leaders_use_revelation_to.html

Hillsong on Homosexuality … or Not


The link below is to an article on the Hillsong Church and its position on homosexual marriage – sort of.

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http://christiannews.net/2014/10/18/hillsongs-brian-houston-wont-give-position-on-same-sex-marriage-were-on-the-journey-with-it/

Biblical Christianity and Homosexuality


The link below is to an article that takes a look at a major issue facing the Christian church, with particular concern for Evangelical Christians and that is the place of homosexuality in Biblical Christianity.

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http://www.albertmohler.com/2014/04/22/god-the-gospel-and-the-gay-challenge-a-response-to-matthew-vines/

United Kingdom: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that takes a look at a form of persecution that many western Christians may face into the future.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-26816850