Category Archives: Gay Christians

A Famous Rabbi Destroys the Gay and Lesbian Q Community

What follows is a summary of my conclusions regarding (1) the presence of a large percentage of gays and lesbians among some of Jesus’ very first followers (the Q community), (2) the highly political and violent nature of the rabbis … Continue reading

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Free E-Book Offer: Jesus and the Six Homosexuals

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How do I Reconcile Paul with My Support for LGBT Folks?

I just got an email from Harold, one of my PFLAG friends. He asked the following question. “How do you reconcile Paul’s words and yet support LGBTs?” There are several good ways of approaching this question. One way looks at … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Liberty, Gay Christians, Gay Marriage, Homosexual Marriage, Homosexuality and the Bible, Paul Gays, Paul Homosexuality, Romans Gays, Romans Homosexuality, Same Sex Marriage | 6 Comments

You Can’t Quote Genesis to Prove that God Rejects Homosexual Couples

The debunking of the Clobber Passages has been so effective that anti-homosexual campaigners had to search for more Bible bullets to use against their opponents. Their most recent addition to their arsenal has been the creation of Adam and Eve, … Continue reading

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A Fundamentalist Responds to “What is Homophobia?”

My brother Noel is a fundamentalist.  He’s responded to some of my posts in the past, and the “What is Homophobia–Really?” post piqued his interest. I’m publishing most of his reply here, and will respond section by section. What is Homophobia? Homophobia is … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Gay Christians, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Propaganda, Religion | 8 Comments

Thinking about Suicide in America

This anonymous piece is winding its way around the net, and it’s worth reading. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Last night I thought about suicide. I thought about what it … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Gay Christians, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Religion, Suicide | 22 Comments

BJU Survivors: Creating New Families, Showing New Solidarity

Mari Elise Duvall, a survivor of Bob Jones University and a member of BJUnity, is a friend on Facebook. She posted a brief, heartfelt message recently about her reaction to the FB page, “Wipe Out Homophobia.”  I asked her if she would write … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Christianity, Family, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Lesbians, Religion, Testimony | 8 Comments

Growing Up Gay in the Church

A little girl is born to Christian parents. She is raised in a Nazarene church, goes to Sunday school, attends VBS in July, and youth group on Friday nights. She prays to receive Christ in her heart when she’s 5 years old, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Colleges, Church of the Nazarene, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Point Loma Nazarene University, Religion, Simpson University, Theology | 7 Comments

Ex-Southern Baptist Pastor Ted Hayes–80 Years Old and Still Speaking His Mind

I received this from Dr. Ted Hayes, a retired Southern Baptist pastor living in Kingston, New York, a few days ago ( 2012/08/06).  Thanks for sharing this, Pastor Hayes. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Gay Christians, Homosexuality, Homosexuality and the Bible, Life and Testimony, Pastoral Ministry, Southern Baptist, Testimony | 16 Comments

How Many Gay and Lesbian Christians are there in the U.S.?

How many gay and lesbian are there in the United States?  The 2010 census counted 308 million people living in the U.S.  At the very least, 75% of the U.S. population identifies as Christian (it’s probably closer to 80%), which comes to roughly 231 … Continue reading

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