Tag Archives: homosexuality

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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How do Christians ignore John 3:17 so easily?

Some Christians have a tendency to act out or support laws against homosexuality, drugs, and abortions.  I find this troubling. Even more troubling is that one of the most popular Biblical passages, John 3:16, is immediately followed by a passage … 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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Link: The Kansas ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Is Unbiblical

A prime example of how a significant number of Christians seem to have missed the point of Jesus’ teachings completely. Fortunately, they are having second-thoughts about passing this bill.  Christians need to realize that their religion is not about enacting … Continue reading

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Why do Christians treat sinners so poorly?

One key thing I learned from reading the Bible is that Jesus brought understanding and release from sin to others through love and connection. Christians tend to battle sin with control and regulation.  Look at how fiercely some Christians want … Continue reading

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Can “Sin” be defined simply?

This seems to be a big sticking point.  Many Christians go straight to the specific acts listed as sins in the Bible to determine what is sinful.  The Bible does cover a lot of selfish, harmful actions as sins.  Basically … Continue reading

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Morality, sins, and forgiveness – what might have Jesus known?

The New Testament itself is a departure from some beliefs in the Old Testament.  This is due to the clearer understandings Jesus brought and carved into the table. But wait, where does morality come from anyways?  I think there may … Continue reading

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