Can Someone Be Gay and Christian, and Faithfully Christian?
Let’s go further: Is same-sex attraction itself sinful?
And perhaps more pressing: Can gay Christians be faithfully Christian?
These questions sit at the heart of an ongoing discussion within the Church about the meaning of sexuality. They also form much of the pastoral thrust to a new book exploring why homosexuality isn’t just an issue.
In People to Be Loved Preston Sprinkle freshly engages the biblical passages and human faces behind the issue in a way that respects both. The engagement below reveals such a respect. It also reveals what it means to be gay and Christian, and to live faithfully unto Christ.
Gay and Christian?
First, should Christians who are same-sex attracted identify as gay? Sprinkle distinguishes between two senses…