Good News for Gay Adventists
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The Good News is that you don’t have to pretend any more! You don’t have to pretend that you are straight. You don’t have to pretend that you have things under control. And you don’t have to pretend that the Bible really doesn’t say anything against gay sex. You don’t have to pretend that you’re … Continue reading –>

I’m a Gay Adventist – So What Are My Biblical Options?
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Gay and lesbian Adventists often believe they have only two options — either to submit to change therapy in order to become “heterosexual” or to join the gay world in indulging in gay sex. But this either/or argument is one invented by the devil himself, I’m sure, because attempting either option can result in a … Continue reading –>

Calling Sin By Its Right Name
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Conscientious Seventh-day Adventists sometimes remind me that we need to  “to call sin by its right name.” 1 That’s why I thought I should make an effort to “call sin by its right name” even though I have no natural love for the task. First of all, it seems to me, we need to define sin. We all recognize … Continue reading –>

What Is an Abominaton to the Lord?
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To many Adventist Christians “homosexual behavior” is the worst of sins. While they know that God loves homosexuals, they’re not sure what to do with gay and lesbian persons who look like they might be in a gay relationship. This feeling is often based on the “abomination” texts, with the assumption that gay sex is … Continue reading –>

Michael Kelly on Relationships, Opposite Sex, Homosexuality and …
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michael-kelly

Powerful sermon that tells it like it is. While Michael explains the causes of homosexuality a bit differently than I do, he recognizes that biological and environmental factors work together to form a homosexual orientation. I appreciate his final point – that we need safe environments for life change to take place. … Continue reading –>

Sins of Sodom – What the Bible Really Says
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Many people believe that homosexuality is particularly abhorrent to God because, after all, He destroyed Sodom for it. But does the Bible actually say that?1 For the sake of completeness, I have searched the KJV 2 for all references to Sodom and Gomorrah. I haven’t copied them all below because many references were simply a … Continue reading –>

Redeeming our sad gay situation
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A Christian Response to the Question of Homosexuality [Editor’s Note: While the social climate in the secular world has changed considerably since the article by this title was published in Insight magazine in 1992, attitudes among conservative Adventists don’t seem to have changed all that much. If anything, the increasing acceptance of openly gay behavior … Continue reading –>

Homosexual politics (John)
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In my first post I told of my gay experience, and now I want to share what I discovered in my research about homosexuality. There are numerous opinions about the cause of homosexuality, as well as whether there is any real, permanent “cure.” I have found this subject to be extremely political. Be warned that … Continue reading –>

My gay experience (John)
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I am a Seventh-day Adventist with same-sex attractions (SSA). Most would label me gay, even though I am now celibate. I am a second son. My father was rarely home from the time I was born until I was a young adult. … Continue reading –>