Blog: Homosexuality

And the Banned Played On

By Joe Dallas

What the Left achieves in Canada today shows what it plans for other nations tomorrow. That's why Assemblies of God churches in the States and around the world should carefully note three aspects of this story: the definition of "Conversion Therapy", the punishments faced by people found guilty of practicing it, and the impact these bans will unquestionably have on churches. Read More

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When Homosexuality Hits the Holidays: 5 Things to Remember When a Gay Loved One Joins the Family Gathering

By Joe Dallas

This is the time of year a Christian family may be getting a call from a loved one who says, “I’m coming home for the holidays...with my partner...of the same sex.” Read More

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Our Response to the Anti-Conversion Therapy Film “Boy Erased”

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas Today, the film Boy Erased is enjoying great reviews and limited release. If it’s not in a theater near you, within a few weeks you can bet it will be. It’s the true story of a young man who went through what’s commonly called a… Read More

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Is “Gay Christian” Ever an Acceptable Identity?

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.  – George Orwell I’d just finished speaking at a Christian conference on sexual purity when a man approached me, eagerly shaking my hand. “What you said about being authentic… Read More

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Homosexuality, Home, and the Holidays: How Can We Best Celebrate the Season with an Openly Lesbian, Gay, or Transgender Loved One?

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas “Too often we limit God by focusing upon our need in the present hour rather than how the Lord provides across the span of our entire existence.” ― George O. Wood Generally, when we’re viewing a Western film, we don’t expect to see a spaceship… Read More

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4 Straight Facts about ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas prop·a·gan·danoun 1.derogatory – information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view. Last year’s Gallup poll on American attitudes towards the media showed that less than a third – 32% – had a… Read More

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“I’m Invited to a Same-Sex Wedding. Yes or No?”

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas Let each be fully persuaded in his own mind.Romans 13:5 There’s an ongoing buzz in the Christian community over whether or not believers should attend same-sex weddings. As buzz goes, this one’s awfully relevant, as more of us are facing this dilemma” do… Read More

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Jen Hatmaker: Hermeneutics, Hurt, and Human Affection Part II

By Joe Dallas

By Joe Dallas In yesterday’s post  we looked at what can be a dry topic – hermeneutics – and applied it to what’s definitely a hot topic: Jen Hatmaker’s recent announcement that she believes homosexual unions can be holy, and that the church needs to not only… Read More

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