PMW2018-020 by Keaton Halley (Creation Ministries, Intl.)
Gentry note: This is an excellent article on an important culture topic which greatly impacts one’s worldview. Sadly many Christians are succumbing to the liberal agenda for our culture, even in an area historically opposed to biblical norms.
Article by Keaton Halley
Three reasons that abandoning God’s design for marriage is bad for society.
Even now that same-sex marriage has become widely accepted in many countries, Christians cannot surrender. We must continue to lovingly and graciously stand for the truth. Also, if we want to be effective, we must learn to articulate the reasons why gay marriage not only violates God’s moral standard, but actually harms society. Indeed, a faulty view of marriage will create many victims, as we highlight in response to today’s question.
[M]y question is what do you think about gay marriage and adoption?
PMT 2017-051 by Denny Burk (The Aquila Report)
David Gushee has a column at Religion News Service about Jonathan Merritt, Jen Hatmaker, and LGBT “inclusion” within the church. Gushee says that he exited evangelicalism 30 months ago, and since then he has concluded this:
I now believe that incommensurable differences in understanding the very meaning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the interpretation of the Bible, and the sources and methods of moral discernment, separate many of us from our former brethren – and that it is best to name these differences clearly and without acrimony, on the way out the door. Continue reading
PMT 2014-033b by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
In this posting I will summarize some quick responses to popular arguments in defense of homosexuality. Perhaps you have heard some of these arguments supporting tolerance of homosexual conduct.
I. POPULAR ARGUMENTS
A. Personal Preferences
“I prefer to quote Scriptures that support life for my fellow man.”
- What does this preference have to do with reality? Do you get your preferences?
- What does our personal preferences have to do with universal moral principles?
- Christ often warned of woes upon evil doers, such as the seven woes upon the Pharisees in Matthew 23. In fact, he taught more on Hell than anyone else in Scripture. Continue reading