Sexual Ethics

United Methodist regional bodies reject ‘Traditional Plan’ on LGBT issues, vow resistance

"The UMC Great Plains Annual Conference, which is centered on Kansas and Nebraska, passed a resolution on Saturday by a vote of 586-396 rejecting the Traditional Plan.... Over the weekend, the Michigan Annual Conference overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for the creation of a new “Central Conference” that would allow clergy to perform same-sex weddings and noncelibate homosexuals to be ordained." - Christian Post

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A brief review of the ERLC’s new abuse training – Church Cares: Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused

"There is far more to Becoming than I can cover here. It will, and should, require a considerable investment of time. Many thanks to the ERLC and others who have put this together. It is excellent." - SBC Voices

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PCA Presbytery rejects Revoice Conference, says it's not a 'safe guide' on gender, sex issues

"The 16-page report, posted Tuesday on The Gospel Coalition’s website by PCA Pastor Kevin DeYoung, expressed concerns that 'some of the principal voices in Revoice have not been careful enough with their labels, their theology, and their relational advice.'"- Christian Post

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to School’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

"The Supreme Court decided not to hear a case involving a challenge to a Pennsylvania School’s District’s policy of allowing students to use the restroom which matches their gender identity rather than their biological sex. Their refusal to hear the case upholds to lower court rulings which favored the school district." - Christian Headlines

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A Major New Study Asks: How Does Church Affect Marital Health?

"The report is based on findings from the 2018 Global Family and Gender Survey (GFGS), a new international survey of over 9,000 men and women in heterosexual unions in 11 countries—including more than 2,000 respondents from the United States." - Christianity Today

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Liberal UMC leaders promise ‘wide variety of resistance tactics’ against Church position on LGBT issues

"Church of the Resurrection of Leawood, Kansas, the largest UMC congregation in the United States, hosted a gathering of about 600 pro-LGBT United Methodists called 'UMC Next' this week." - Christian Post

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Meet the Bold Sexologist Questioning Transgender Orthodoxy

“On May 11, after he posted a clinically informed opinion on transgenderism in response to a direct question, [Ray] Blanchard’s Twitter account was suspended for violating its ‘Hateful Conduct’ policy. His account was later reinstated, and Twitter apologized for this ’error.’ (Others have been less lucky.) Here, Blanchard expands on the content of his offending Twitter thread and discusses transgenderism with National Review’s Madeleine Kearns.”

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