Johanna Finegan presented an excellent address to the general session of Revoice this year on being caught between two theologies of glory; the theology of glory on the left that says we should celebrate ourselves as sexual minorities and the theology of glory on the right that says we should be able to “fix” ourselves … Continue reading The Theology of Glory and its Failure
Month: June 2019
Our Concordias and LGBT Students
For the last few years Concordia University Portland has been actively working on its treatment of and outreach to sexual minority students. Currently, CUP has a Gender and Sexuality Center whose missions statement says: The vision of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) is to create and foster a safe and inclusive campus climate … Continue reading Our Concordias and LGBT Students
The real difference between “gay” and “same sex attracted”
I made the mistake this week of reading some of the critics of the Revoice conference out of curiosity. In case you don't know what Revoice is; it is a gather of sexual minority Christians who hold to the biblical view that sex is intended for marriage and marriage for one man and one woman … Continue reading The real difference between “gay” and “same sex attracted”
It’s not about feelings. But it sort of is.
Recently I experienced, once again, a pastor with whom I had contact only on the internet, telling me that my problem is that I should accept "truth" rather than "feelings." It is a similar argument to the whole "you should not call yourself 'gay' because your identity should be in Christ, not your feeling or … Continue reading It’s not about feelings. But it sort of is.