1. Do not run screaming from the room. This is rude. 2. If you must back away, do so slowly and with discretion. 3. Do not assume he/she is attracted to you. 4. Do not assume he/she is not attracted to you. 5. Do not
Most people do not enjoy or endure tolerating unfaithfulness … especially in their most special and intimate relationships. This was historically true in the nation of Israel also. The Lord told the prophet Hosea to do something unique. This undoubtedly attracted much attention and ridicule.
Lesson one: go to church. Most churches, even if they claim tolerance, hate homosexuality. If you’re lucky, you will find a church that doesn’t talk about sex in general; in such cases, your sexuality will be a particularly anxious absence. Silence is a good teacher.
Today I saw the AIDS quilt for the first time. It was a nearly perfect autumn afternoon with a gentle breeze and crystal blue sky. After church I went down to the National Mall with a couple of friends. Beginning on the west side of
Abundant Grace Community Church in action Rev. Paul Turner was convinced he had preached his last sermon, pastored his last church, and counseled his last parishioner. He had dedicated the last 8 years of his life to the church. But he was turned out of
Rev. Mel White is an accidental activist. He came from deep inside his closet, ghost writing biographies for leaders of the religious right, to fasting in jail because his old employers would no longer recognize him once his true identity was revealed. He was thrust
A few days ago, one Diane Parker wrote to the Journal American with her own argument that homosexuality is not genetic. She believes that the “reformed homosexuals” now visible in certain videos, programs and organizations is compelling proof that homosexuals can really change. I am
CULT: quasi-religious group, often living in a colony, with a charismatic leader who indoctrinates members with unorthodox or extremist views, practices or beliefs. (Webster’s New World Dictionary.) I would rather you commit suicide than have you leave Love In Action wanting to return to the
In olden days — not so very olden either — this practice was painted as the blackest of all possible sins. Anyone who practiced it was pretty sure of hell. Our grandfathers, including our medical grandfathers, if they did not avoid all reference to it,
“At New Hope Ministries we do not attempt to make heterosexuals out of homosexuals. Rather, we attempt to change a person’s identity, the way a person looks at himself.” These are the words of Frank Worthen, a leader in the world of ex-gay ministries. It