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Inerrantists are My Brothers and Sisters in Jesus—Not My Enemies

I do not believe in biblical inerrancy. I think inerrancy is a very harmful belief, and I often demonstrate the errors of the assumption, or presupposition, of inerrancy. Of course, I get a lot of push-back from inerrantists and (though … Continue reading

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How the Bible Actually Works by Peter Enns: a Book Review

For me, this is perhaps one of the best books I have ever read—and I have read a LOT of books! On page 4, Pete sets the stage by stating that the Bible is not a divine instruction manual or … Continue reading

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TORN: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays vs. Christians Debate – a Book Review

Justin Lee was a normal Southern Baptist boy who was very dedicated to Jesus and the church. When his friends began to notice girls, Justin began to notice guys. He had heard there was sometimes a period of sexual confusion … Continue reading

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Concluding Remarks on Gays and the Church

From time to time, you’ve seen doubtful warnings in articles, reports, and news stories shared by email and on social media. They are very alarming and potentially of extreme importance. Though they may or may not be true, but seem … Continue reading

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Gays and the Inclusiveness of Jesus

When I began to consider whether God accepted gays, I started studying. One advocate stated definitively that Jesus himself accepted gays. This was very encouraging and I listened eagerly for the evidence because I couldn’t think of any scriptures to … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Paul and Homosexuality

Believers who condemn gays often use Paul’s comment in Romans as airtight proof of their position, but there are three reasonable alternative perspectives of this passage: Paul thought homosexuality was evil Paul had in mind practices connected with idol worship … Continue reading

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