Sexual Ethics

Same-Sex Attraction, Biblical Christianity, and the Fractures in Our Evangelical Mist

"Why, then, should we use—much less build ministries around—identities imposed by a fallen culture that detract from the transformative power of the gospel that gives every believer new life in Christ?'“Same-sex attracted Christian?' 'Gay Christian?' I fail to see how such designations can survive a proper appreciation of our union with Christ." - Tom Ascol

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Sexual abuse policy approved for Southern Baptists of Texas Convention (SBTC) affiliation

The policy "would disallow new or continued affiliation by a church whose senior pastor has been convicted of sexual abuse of a child. The policy also prohibits new or continued affiliation by a church that is found to be "indifferent in their response to child sexual abuse." - BPNews

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UK: Trans group activist drops police complaint against Christian for 'misgendering' adult child

"The police were investigating whether she had violated the Malicious Communications Act, which makes it a crime 'to send messages that are indecent or grossly offensive, threatening, or contain information which is false or believed to be false, if the purpose for sending it is to cause distress or anxiety.'" - Christian Post

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Evidence of improper voting raises questions about Methodist gay clergy vote

"The review was prompted by an inquiry from The New York Times, which reported that at least four ballots were cast by individuals who were not authorized to do so, pointing primarily to irregularities among a handful of delegates from Africa from the pool of more than 800 delegates at the conference." - RNS

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Liberal Methodists may be digging in for a fight in the UMC

"Ritter wrote on his People Need Jesus blog: 'First World temper tantrums about the sexual expression of financially kept clergy ran into the patient ferment of God-fearing servants [in Africa] who know what it means to suffer for Christ.'” - The Great Divide

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