Last year the California legislature considered, and passed, a radical bill that would have made "conversion therapy" a criminal offense under their consumer fraud laws. This bill was introduced and championed by California Assemblyman Evan Low. I wrote about that bill on another forum. The idea for the bill was to silence Christians who practice "conversion therapy." The bill would have made criminal any transaction which promised to help reduce or eliminate same-sex attract
There is a movie coming out this weekend. It's called Boy Erased, and it is about "Conversion Therapy." It is an anguishing story of a boy and his parents trying desperately to overcome his "being gay." When the trailer came out a few months ago, I was immediately tagged on Facebook and asked for my response. I had to decline. What could I say in response other than, "the trailer is emotionally poignant and incredibly well put together. The story told in the trailer causes my
Marriage. Marriage is what brings us together today. Marriage, that blessed arrangement, that dream within a dream. - The Impressive Clergyman Rather than a post On Marriage, this is more of a post On Marriage When it is Suggested That My Life Would Be Better With It. Note - I hope this will be the start of a longer conversation for many who read this. I am upset by comments from the well-meaning individuals who tell me that they are "praying for me to find a wife." There is
This book is filled with anecdotes which are used to teach eternal truths from Scripture. The stories don’t go in order, but are weaved together in the same way ingredients are pulled together in a meal. This book is like a great meal. It challenges me in every chapter. Do I live out radical ordinary hospitality? Surely I am excused from doing this, right? Shouldn’t I be exempt from this practice because I am a single man who rents a room and struggles with pornography addict
I am a Christian first and foremost. My identity in Christ prevails over all other aspects in each dimension of my life. . .