All posts by Rev. Paul M. Turner

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And Jesus Wept…

A few years back there was a TV show called “In the Heat of the Night”. It was a spin-off of the movie by the same name. The TV series starred Carroll O’Connor as Chief William O. ‘Bill’ Gillespie and Howard E. Rollins Jr. as

Pride colors

Coming Home

I stood in the emergency room of a local hospital with a young man who was barley 20, who was badly beaten and stabbed. He had been working the streets to get money for something to eat and a place to stay. He was on


I Don’t Want to Choose

I am having problems with my lover because when I am talking to my sister, he often wants me to say hello to her for him. I usually keep talking to her and I don’t let her know that he said hello. My family has


I Feel So Lost

I hope you can answer my feelings I have. Two weeks ago my boyfriend moved away and I didn’t want to go with him because he said I needed to get a job, and I can’t work because I’m too afraid of being around people.


Questions on Same-Gender Marriage

Hello there Rev. My name is Mary and I am a college student in New Jersey. I recently visited Whosoever and read your responses to some questions and since I am writing a paper on the topic of homosexual marriage and parenting I would love


But Leviticus Says …

I do not by any means claim to be a scholar when it comes to the Bible. I fell upon this Web site while I was trying to learn more about the Bible. I come to you to pose a question, not to arouse an


Rekindling My Faith

Though I am not gay or bisexual, I have faced many problems in my path to finding and rekindling my faith in Christianity. I have searched through many different religions, and I have made many mistakes I find myself unable to forgive myself for (in


The Man I Love is Gay

I am currently a junior in college. When I came to school my freshmen year I met this awesome friend named Justin. Him and I became very close and we were/are prayer partners. Today, Justin told me he was taking me to dinner. As a


What Was Sodom’s Sin?

Does the story of Sodom and Gomorrah condemn inhospitality and idolatry, and not homosexuality? I do not mean to attack you, I only mean to find answers as to why you believe the way you do. I found a verse — Jude 7: “As Sodom