Bible and homosexuality

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What the Bible really says about homosexuality (Part 2)

By | 2017-05-18T00:51:52+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Audio, Church, Gay Christian, Speech|Tags: , |

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 2) What does the Bible really say about homosexuality To download audio, right click here and save. You can download the PDF transcript HERE. Founder of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International, Anthony Venn-Brown, was the first openly gay man invited to speak in an Australian evangelical bible [...]

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 1)

By | 2017-05-01T04:21:40+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Audio, Church, Gay Christian, Speech|Tags: , |

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 1) Getting a few things clear first.   To download audio, right click here and save. You can download the PDF  transcript HERE. Founder of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International, Anthony Venn-Brown, was the first openly gay man invited to speak in an Australian evangelical bible college. [...]

Welcoming, accepting, affirming – don’t get stuck

By | 2017-08-08T00:14:02+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Church, Gay Christian|Tags: , , |

People often ask me what is the difference between welcoming, accepting and affirming churches. This little pic will give you some idea. Some churches refuse to go on the journey. Some began the journey then got stuck, afraid of the potential for controversy and conflict. Others have continued to take brave steps in faith towards [...]

Dr Laura Schlessinger – Leviticus

By | 2017-05-05T01:12:10+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Categories: Church, Gay Christian|Tags: , |

Dr Laura Schlessinger is an American conservative talk radio host known for her straight talking and '"tough love" approach. Her radio program consists mainly of her responses to callers' requests for personal advice. One might call it Dear Abbey meets shock jock. When Dr Laura Schlessinger caused so much controversy  by stating on her radio [...]

I’m not homophobic …..but……..(fill in the blank)

By | 2017-05-17T00:20:10+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Categories: Church, LGBTI|Tags: , , |

How many times have we heard an anti-gay religious person or leader protest "I am not homophobic". We hear it constantly in Australia and overseas. I hear it from the lips of church leaders and Christians I speak to as they tell me that they "love the sinner but hate the sin". How frequently do [...]

‘Religious Freedom’ – anti-gay 0r anti-Christian?

By | 2017-11-14T05:14:56+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Categories: Church, General|Tags: , , |

I know my bible pretty well. I used to read it for personal devotions from Genesis to Revelation at least once a year for twenty-two years. In addition there’s all the additional study I did as a preacher. So when I read of Christian individuals and organisations refusing service to LGBT because of their Christian [...]

HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE CHURCH – WHY WE GOT IT WRONG

By | 2017-04-29T12:19:17+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Categories: Church|Tags: , |

  Before looking at homosexuality and the church, two important things should be mentioned. Firstly it is inevitable that the church will accept the fact that homosexuality is an orientation and not an abomination. Same sex orientation is not a perversion, illness or the result of a dysfunctional upbringing but an expression of sexuality that [...]

Never before in Australia – homosexuality, gender indentity and Christianity

By | 2017-04-29T12:30:55+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

Never before in Australia has such a broad range of people come together to discuss homosexuality, gender identity and Christianity. A Different Conversation provides a respectful space to talk about LGBT people both in and out of the church in order to bring greater understanding. A Different Conversation has an enormous range of twenty, yes [...]

Wayne Blakely – Not sure what to call him: ex-gay, post-gay or celibate-gay?

By | 2017-04-29T13:00:08+00:00 July 5th, 2013|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , , |

The last person who came from the US telling us how horrible being a homosexual is, was Adam Hood. We closed down his meetings and sent him packing home and seems to have disappeared off the planet.  Maybe he returned to the dreaded 'homosexual lifestyle'. Now we have a visit from Wayne Blakely, approaching 60 years of age, [...]