Webb argued that Christians should focus less on the isolated words of Scripture and more on the direction Scripture takes relative to its original culture.
Category: Bible and homosexuality
God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah at least in part due to the fact that the men of the city wanted to engage in same-sex behavior.
Bible reflections published by the Catholic LGBT organization New Ways Ministry (USA), March 22, 2020 During Lent, we are called to pay closer attention to gifts of love, mercy, and forgiveness which God offers...
Bible reflections published by the Catholic LGBT organization New Ways Ministry (USA), March 22, 2020 “Bartimaeus is blind and has no one to listen to him. Jesus hears his plea. When he goes to...
For the first 1,600 years of the church, nearly all Christians believed that the earth stood still at the center of the universe. But the invention of the telescope led Christians to reconsider their interpretation of the Bible.
Article from the series A Brief Biblical Case for LGBTQ Inclusion, taken from the website The Reformation Project, part three NON-AFFIRMING MESSAGE: If gay Christians cannot marry someone of the opposite sex, the Bible’s...
” There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”
FIRMING MESSAGE: Experience of sound Christian teachings should show good fruit, not bad fruit. Non-affirming beliefs about same-sex relationships and transgender identity contribute to serious harm in LGBTQ people’s lives.
The Genesis 19 account of Sodom and Gomorrah is a story of attempted gang rape of two “outsiders.” It says nothing about loving gay relationships, and actually condemns the sort of violence sometimes done to gays and lesbians.
There is no word in biblical Greek or Hebrew for sodomy. A Sodomite was simply an inhabitant of Sodom, just as a Torontonian is an inhabitant of Toronto. It was not until after the rise of the hierarchy in the institutional church that the story of Sodom and Gomorrah was inaccurately equated with homosexuality and the word sodomite came into use.