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Category Archive for 'Answering The Culture'

Last year, I gratefully had numerous ministry opportunities to share and teach about what can only be labeled as one of the most demanding subjects of our time – homosexuality – the hot button issue in our churches and culture. However, even today, few subjects remain as fraught with confusion as the subject of homosexuality. […]

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Today, many have adopted the opinion that for any man or woman to be saved and healed from same-sex attraction, they must not have even a hint of a homosexual orientation. In other words, victory over temptation is not good enough. Causes me to ask, “Is my right standing with God the Father determined by […]

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The book of James sheds light on this important question: “But each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin.” (James 1:14-15) There is always a time gap between conception and birth. A thought occurring in our mind […]

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Am I gay or am I Christian? What’s wrong with having a homosexual identity? If I’m not acting out homosexually, do I really need to give up the gay identity? Let me begin by offering and answering another question which I believe will get to the heart of the matter. Is it possible for a […]

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Much of American culture has been consumed by the grip of political correctness with regard to homosexuality and related issues. Any public expression of disagreement with any aspect of the homosexual movement, or with homosexuality itself, is met with accusations of homophobia and verbal gay-bashing. The relentless quest by gay activists is a non-stop crusade […]

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The following offers a capsule of one of my conversations with a gay activist. Gay-activist: We have liberals, the press, and society on our side. You have neither the faith nor the strength to fight us, so you might as well just surrender now. We have no intention of stopping until every Christian is discredited […]

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What is causing so many men and women to radically dismiss and depart from the Scriptural model of Christian sexuality? Almost on a weekly basis, I hear, “I know what the Scriptures have to say about living within God’s holy boundary lines regarding sexual expression; however, I am going to follow my feelings and emotions […]

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Same-sex marriage, I-feel-and-therefore-I-am-entitled, men in girl’s bathrooms, the on-going HIV/AIDS crisis, sexual addiction, pornography epidemic, gender confusion, sexual abuse, sexual identity confusion – why has it and why is it taking the larger Body of Christ to recognize, “Yes, we have a crisis!?” The truth of the matter is the crisis has existed for decades […]

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When our path crosses with a struggling youth, we need to be open to partnering with the Lord to help turn the tide in his or her life. During adolescence, most people determine the morals and personal identity they will embrace for the remainder of their life. Likewise, much confusion and challenges will take place […]

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Today, much of American culture has been consumed by the grip of political correctness with regard to homosexuality and related issues. Any public expression of disagreement with any aspect of the homosexual movement, or with homosexuality itself, is met with accusations of homophobia and verbal gay-bashing. The relentless quest by gay activists is a non-stop […]

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