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When you and I became a Christian, we began a transformation process not just of what we disapprove, but also of how we disapprove. The disapproval of any particular behavior including same-sex practice(s) does not particularly identify one as Christian. Being a Christian is far more profound than changing and voicing what we disapprove of. […]

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With at least 1,000 men expected in attendance per session, I am greatly looking forward to speaking and teaching at the “Stand for Righteousness” Men’s Ministry Conference in Trinidad and Tobago, June 14-17, 2024. “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to […]

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Gay Pride Month dedicated to the celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other sexualities held in June every year is fast approaching. It seeks to honor LGBTQ history and the challenges the community faces, past and present and is now celebrated by many individuals and churches that affirm and cheer on LGBTQ […]

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People change slowly, so give yourself time to change. No one attains a stable Christian life in a week or a month, so don’t throw in the towel and give up after six months, thinking that God has forsaken you, and that it is useless to keep on trying. Be patient, and you will eventually […]

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“I am a gay Christian” (Error is never made true by its popularity). Try and try as I have to get my head, heart, and spirit fully around the above statement, I cannot. I cannot because it does not make sense. If, within the statement, one is saying, “I am a Christian that struggles with […]

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LGBT+ concerns and the church have become muddied over the years. We seem afraid to lift up Jesus, His love and how it changes ANY of our lives. Laying down our will is difficult regardless of the sin pattern. The same Christian ‘disciplines’ that have helped a multitude will also help those struggling with same-sex […]

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In order to effectively communicate God’s love to the same-sex attracted, one of the most important prerequisites for anyone – church or individual – is to be clear on your motivation and your message. Why do you want to reach gays? Do you truly love them as Christ loves them? And what exactly is your […]

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Many years ago, Rev. Franklin Graham rallied the Church to Washington DC believing the Church should lead the way in ministering and meeting the needs of those impacted by HIV/AIDS. The Prescription for Hope Conference in Washington DC was a major turning point in my life. I so appreciate Rev. Graham’s articulating the God-given mandate […]

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There are those that have stripped the truth away from grace creating a perversion of God’s person and plan for humanity. As a result, we now live in an age of reckless sexuality with raging political, economic, and theological currents that threaten to submerge the Church today. The Church fit to respond with grace and […]

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The most morally attractive command Jesus ever uttered also happens to be the most difficult to obey: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your […]

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