Gender, Sexuality, and the Gospel (Part 1)

Over the next week, I'm going to write three posts addressing gender and sexuality through the lens of the gospel. In this first post, I want to provide an overarching biblical vision for gender and sexuality that will help explain why Christians believe what they believe about these issues. Why do Christians believe that transgenderism and same-sex relationships (and … Continue reading Gender, Sexuality, and the Gospel (Part 1)

Pitfalls in Communication: Clouding the Truth

Part 3 of a 6 part series. View series intro and index. It’s hard enough to communicate with people who have different worldviews and come from a different culture—whether they are from across the street or another continent. Communication gets harder when it travels over gender lines. Add to this fact that we usually arrive with personal … Continue reading Pitfalls in Communication: Clouding the Truth

Distinguishing Between Love and Lust

Augustine of Hippo, the great Christian theologian of the 4th Century, struggled mightily with sexual addiction before his conversion to Jesus.  In his autobiography, Confessions, he writes about his problem between figuring out what was love and what was lust in his early life: Bodily desire, like morass, and adolescent sex welling up within me … Continue reading Distinguishing Between Love and Lust