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LGBT Inclusion Isn’t about Sex

LGBT Inclusion Isn’t about Sex

Dec 17, 2014

It’s about human dignity and Christian community An interview with evangelical ethicist David Gushee Dr. David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. He recently published Changing Our Mind: A call from America’s leading evangelical ethics scholar for full...

Substance Abuse And Suicide

Substance Abuse And Suicide

Apr 23, 2014

Every year, one million deaths occur due to suicide. That figure results in one suicide every 15 minutes. What’s worse is that many reported cases of suicide are associated with substance abuse and addiction.  Unfortunately, this is especially true among LGBT people, largely due to family, social, and religious rejection and isolation.  The pressure on LGBT...

Marriage Advice I Wish I Had

We all need help with our relationships. And we’ll take advice from all kinds of sources, as long as it’s good advice.  Recently, this list has been making its rounds in the press.  Gerald Rogers wrote this one night, contemplating his failed marriage and what he wished he’d known or done better. Though these are the comments of a straight man...

Top 10 Cities for Great Cultural Experiences

Top 10 Cities for Great Cultural Experiences

Mar 17, 2013

This quick snapshot of 10 cities you might want to visit is intended to whet your appetite for the world. Maybe it’s time to get up off the couch, shut off the computer, and pack a bag! Happy Travels! Presented courtesy of Transfercar, an Australian transport service. For discerning travellers, finding cities that offer mind blowing cultural experiences...

V-Necks are Gay

V-Necks are Gay

Sep 29, 2012

What’s in a V-neck T-shirt? For some, it’s just another article of clothing. Some love wearing them. Yet for others like yours truly, it really isn’t part of their fashion sense. What could possibly be so intriguing about V-necks which moves me to write a whole article about them? I have to admit that I found some nice ones at Cotton On the other day, and I...

Tapes of My Life

Tapes of My Life

Sep 24, 2012

This is the first of a series of live blog-posts by a young, lay church leader, coming to terms with what it means to be not only gay and Christian, but to serve God’s people in a Pentecostal/Charismatic setting in Asia.  Hi there.  I’m a 29 year old Christian guy from the Far East who also happens to be gay. I decided to start writing after being inspired by...

Rescue Passages

Rescue Passages

Sep 17, 2012

This lifeline is for all the people who have been beaten up by church and family, told they were unacceptable to God because they did not live up to someone else’s religious standards. For those who have had their faith shakened, who have had the gift of Scripture turned on them, hammered by “clobber passages”, below is a selection of...

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