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 –>
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 –>
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 –>
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 –>
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 –>
Is my identity summed up in my sexuality — whether gay or straight? (It may be, if that is the focus of my life.) Or is there a better basis for my fundamental identity? … Continue reading –>
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After I decided to surrender my life back to the Lord, it was as if I was in a different world. Sometimes I’d be sooo happy with the decision I’d made because of the peace it brought me. At other times, I’d almost be in a panic, thinking what had I done?!!
I knew I was different for as long as I can remember. My earliest memories were same sex feelings. I won’t bore you with all the common childhood and teen experiences at this time, but suffice it to say, back in the fifties, the only option I felt open for me, was to get married.
My son is gay. I always knew he was. But I can’t blame myself for my son’s being gay. Of course, we can all look back on the way we raised our children, and wished we had done some things differently, but that’s true of gays or straights, homosexuals or heterosexuals — at least for … Continue reading –>