Category Archives: Sexuality and Gender

Video: Gender Equality in Religion

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The science of sexual orientation

For anyone having troubles with understanding non-heterosexual sexual orientation, here is a good overview of what is scientifically known: http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/science-behind-more-meaningful-understanding-sexual-orientation The most interesting point in this article I find is that it suggests female relatives of homosexual males tend to … Continue reading

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Video: Properly understanding homosexuality in the Bible

There tends to still be a lot of hate and passive aggressiveness in regards to the issue of homosexuality within Christianity.  Here is an opportunity to better understand exactly what the Bible says about homosexuality. The Bible and homosexuality explained … Continue reading

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Christianity and Pride Week

Upon seeing a religious sign posted next to an official Pride week sign, I wrote the following letter to the editor of the local newspaper: — Take the time to connect On my way home from work, I drove past … Continue reading

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Ten Things I’ve Learned About Gay People in Ten Years: A Christian Perspective

Originally posted on Bryan Patterson's Faithworks:
THE loudest message the gay community hears from Christians is one of intolerance and hatred. Is this the message in you? Kathy, a heterosexual Christian woman, thoughtfully enters a conversation that often brings…

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Video: Coming Out | What Was Holding Me Back

It’s unfortunate how people’s Biblical understandings overlook the concepts of love and forgiveness that Jesus presents in favour of getting hung up on words in the scripture that lead to a passive aggressive attitude toward those who don’t fit within … Continue reading

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Where do those of “indeterminate” gender fit in Biblically?

One issue I have with the Bible is that it tends to paint a black and white picture on some topics, even when a whole spectrum of reality is becoming quite clear. A prime example of this is the spectrum … Continue reading

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