Countless men and women fight a measureless battle to resist sin, intentionally choosing the harder path, and all to the glory of the Lord, trusting that His glory is a more worthy pursuit than their own desires. That’s biblical manhood and womanhood and, dare I say it, Christlikeness, at its pinnacle.
Second to the Gospel, it’s issues of gender and sexuality that drive the biggest wedge between the church and the world. And this is not going to change anytime soon. If we are going to engage the world with the Gospel, we have to understand and be willing to discuss the issues surrounding gender and sexuality.
Title: What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? Author: Kevin DeYoung Publisher: Crossway Release Date: April 30, 2015 Pages: 160 In this timely book, award-winning author Kevin DeYoung challenges each of us—the skeptic and the seeker, the certain and the confused—to take a humble look at God’s Word regarding the issue of homosexuality. After […]
In the event of a tragedy where human lives are lost, it is a shame when the church judges the weight of that tragedy by the sins of those involved rather than the inherit worth and dignity that each person carries as an image-bearer of God. Our response to tragedy, first and foremost, should always be to grieve at the destruction of the glory of God that is inherent in every single human being, not to try and turn the victims and those we consider less holy than us into political talking points.