When someone you love says, “I’m gay,” you grieve because they’re identifying with a sin. But when someone you love says, “I’m gay and Christian,” they’re not just identifying with a sin, they’re redefining it, too. How do we answer when people say, “I’m Christian and gay, OK?”
“Conversion Therapy” is a term which gets thrown around pretty freely these days. But more often than not, the term is applied without being defined. To discuss conversion therapy, we need to first know what it is, then decide how to assess it in light of Scripture and ministry practices.