Archive for the Ethics and morality Category

MARRIAGE: Do words have meanings?

MARRIAGE: Do words have meanings? With a single decision, a simple majority of five of nine justices on the Supreme Court of the United States, has successfully and irrevocably changed the meaning of a single word that has so clearly defined the most basic societal unit throughout history---a word with a meaning so clear and unambiguous that…Read more

Will the real Bruce Jenner please stand up?

Will the real Bruce Jenner please stand up? Although it is certainly a "current theological issue," I really hesitated wading into this particular mine field for a variety of reasons. The first is that I've already dealt with the alphabet soup of LGBT issues far more than I care to over the last couple of…Read more

Burning Korans (the right way)

You couldn't watch or listen to the news for more than a few minutes this week without hearing about the Florida pastor's plan to burn Korans on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. After it was reported that General Petraus had expressed his concerns that this could very easily put American soldiers and expatriates…Read more

Homosexuality and the Bible – Part III

(This article is available in downloadable and printable PDF, 2 column article format: Click here to download) According to an April, 2009 article on MSNBC, a Washington Post/ABC poll released that month became the first to indicate that the number of Americans supporting same-sex marriages (49%) is now greater than those who oppose it (46%).…Read more

Homosexuality and the Bible – Part II

(This article is available in downloadable and printable PDF, 2 column article format: Click here to download) Homosexuality and the Believer's Identity in Christ But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not of blood, nor…Read more

Homosexuality and the Bible – Part I

This is the first in a series of articles on the topic of "Homosexuality and the Bible." However, the series will not necessarily be presented in consecutive blogs. A Faltering Consensus The consensus among conservative evangelicals is that the Bible provides the final and authoritative word on all aspects of life. Historically, there has also…Read more

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