Is Same-Sex Attraction a Sin?

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“Is same-sex attraction a sin?” This question was asked by a pastor to a group of high school students as part of a talk on sexual identity. My son attends this group, and after inquiring what would be talked about, the pastor invited me to join the group for the evening, so I did. His talk needed much clarity, so for my sons sake and others, I decided to write this post. His premise was three-fold. First, homosexuality is a sin. Second, the Bible does not address same-sex attraction. And third, same-sex attraction is not a sin. Let’s look at each of these briefly.

Against All Odds: Help for the Hurting Marriage

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Have you ever been in a situation or circumstance where there were a lot of problems and it appeared that there was no way out? It appeared hopeless, against all odds. Hezekiah – faced a situation that appeared to have no good outcome. It was one of those “against all odds” circumstances. His response to what appeared to be a hopeless situation is relevant for our own hardships.

Ash Wednesday

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Today, Ash Wednesday, is the beginning of the church season…

How Many “Ifs” In Your Wedding Vows?

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“To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better for…