These are external links and will open in a new window. While some churches offer acceptance, others show hostility. Meet Aiko and David who both identify as Bible-believing, gay Christians, but who are walking very different paths.
However, recent developments in Western society have caused homosexuality to become a hot-button issue in the public arena. In the wake of what Baptist theologian and pundit Albert R. High-profile citizens who do not toe the line of sexual acceptance face ostracism in the public square as well as the private sector.
More than any other matter, Christians who become famous or in any way visible public figures will one day be asked by media outlets what they think about homosexuality. The touchy subject has resurfaced again in light of singer Lauren Daigle, whose popularity is surging, and her response when asked on "The Domenick Nati Show" if she thought homosexuality was a sin. She said she could not say because she isn't God.
As a young Christian man, Matthew Vines harbored the same basic hopes of most young people: to some-day share his life with someone, to build a family of his own, to give and receive love. But when he realized he was gay, those hopes were called into question. Feeling the tension between his understanding of the Bible and the reality of his same-sex orientation, Vines devoted years of intensive research into what the Bible says about homosexuality.
One in which renowned Christian authors and musicians are moving beyond public support of revisionist sexual ethics and themselves professing an openly gay lifestyle. Something novel to mainstream contemporary Christian culture. Several Christian celebrities and their recent declarations as members of the LGBTQ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community sent shockwaves adding to the theological dissentions surrounding traditional Christian teaching.
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The police are currently investigating the attack as a hate crime since the alleged assailants poured a "chemical substance" on Smollett and put a noose around his neck while making racist and homophobic slurs. Samuel Rodriquez, who serves as president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, condemned the attack. All vestiges of hatred must be confronted and as Christians, we must lead the way. Join me and prayforJussieSmollett and his family.
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The words "gay" and "Christian" are not often used in the same sentence. Hateful speech disguised under the language of salvation has reined church services that are entirely dedicated to condemn homosexuality. Does it not defy the essence of God, who is an all-mighty being of unconditional love and acceptance?