Smith, 58, who says he believes homosexual behavior is wrong on religious grounds, tried to tough it out. He spent 17 years in a doomed marriage while battling his urges all day, he said, and dreaming about them all night. Smith said in an interview at the house in Bakersfield, Calif.
Because ethnicity is part of the good of creation, we seek to honor and celebrate the ethnic identity of those with whom we serve as well as those we seek to reach. First 30 days on campus are critical for reaching freshmen, but this window is rapidly closing Our spiritual growth takes place within a male or female body so at some point we are led to consider the question: What does it look like, not simply to be a godly individual, but a godly male or female?
Need Help? Contact Contributor Services. Increasing political and religious advocacy for homosexual 1 practices, same-sex marriage, and alternate sexual identities has prompted us to clarify our position on these critical issues.
Little did two millennial men know that when they independently Googled "Christians struggling with homosexuality" in utter desperation that a band of brothers would be forged because of their unwanted sexual desires. Tom Zuniga, 29, and Elliott Gladwin, 28, who have experienced same-sex attractions since their youth, didn't know each other whatsoever when they first entered that phrase into a search engine in in their respective homes in states miles apart. But by God's providence they ended up meeting after they stumbled upon a Xanga blogring where several Christian men with the same issue were sharing their stories and struggles.
Article contributed by Probe Ministries Visit Probe's website. There is hope for those who don't want to be gay. Because homosexuality is a response to being wounded, there is hope for healing.
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken hearted, proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners. Isaiah
There is an ongoing debate between homosexual activists and leaders of the ex-gay movement over the origins of homosexual tendencies. The homosexual community staunchly contends that God created them the way they are, and therefore their behavior cannot be considered sinful. However, ex-gay ministers vehemently oppose this view.
A well-known female impersonator, he was riding in the back of a red Mustang convertible dressed in a white linen suit and blond wig. Suddenly, John heard chanting and screaming ahead and spotted a small crowd of people waving Bibles over their heads. Some held signs with such messages as "God hates fags" and "Turn or burn.
To rescue means to present the Truth to all who will listen. It means to nurture those who will surrender to the will of the Lord Jesus Christ, befriending them and pointing the way to change. To prepare a place means to educate the Church on how to meet the needs of those making such a life altering decision. We do this through special seminars for counselors and Christian workers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area or by special arrangement anywhere God calls us.