Tools for Reading and Understanding The Bible

Before we look at this week’s subject, I want to begin by commending the Netflix docu-film called “Pray Away”, which is about the ex-gay movement in America, but which is also very active in the UK.  It is a truly sobering 100 mins if you view it as a Christian.  At the conclusion of theContinue reading “Tools for Reading and Understanding The Bible”

Ch.14. – Disagreement, faith differences and some final thoughts

Yes, I’ve changed the title again!  I was never very happy with the original, and now we’re here I’ve come up with an alternative that almost works!  It sounds like it ought to be the final chapter, but we have one more, where I wanted to focus on marriage almost as a separate issue.  MarriageContinue reading “Ch.14. – Disagreement, faith differences and some final thoughts”

Ch.13. – A look at Conversion Therapy and Healing?

In the early days, as my theology began to transition, I spoke with the minister of my church about my change in thinking.  He talked in terms of homosexuality being either a sin or a disease, so as far as he was concerned as a Christian minister, he would want to see a person eitherContinue reading “Ch.13. – A look at Conversion Therapy and Healing?”

Ch.7. – Being Gay or Lesbian, and being a Christian – the groundwork.

Before I deal with this week’s subject, I received a helpful email comment following my last post, where I was looking at what the Bible says about Trans.  One person, whose online handle when translated to English (using Google Translate) became “Light Calm” (which I liked a lot!), made the point that the issue ofContinue reading “Ch.7. – Being Gay or Lesbian, and being a Christian – the groundwork.”

Ch.6. – What the Bible says about Trans

Why does Mr Potato Head get a lookin? All will become clear later! Read on… In my last Blog I took a look at Intersex and Transgenderism and the inconsistency faith groups have in their handling of these issues. I referred to sexuality, gender and identity.  I talked about science.  We know from basic genetics,Continue reading “Ch.6. – What the Bible says about Trans”