Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
God wants us to tell him our desires and dialogue with us over them; but most of all he wants us to delight ourselves in him.
Richard Winter, Psychotherapist and Professor Emeritus of Covenant Theological Seminary, answers the question.
A closer look at 2 Samuel 1:26.
Personal journeys, radical agendas and perplexing dilemmas.
Southern Baptist Russell Moore: “Christians must continue to insist that the worldview of the sexual revolution harms men and women and advocate for the inherent dignity of all.”
Pastor Sam Allberry defends biblical vision of marriage at Church of England General Synod. Read the transcript of his testimony.
“If you’re in love, do not get married!” has reached around 20 million views on Facebook. It underlines the value of commitment beyond emotions.
Transgenderism is the next major issue that Christians are going to have to come to grips with – theologically, morally, medically, legally and pastorally. Many in our churches have been taken by surprise.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
More psychological and material help should be offered to young couples, Christian organisations say. The 1975 abortion law needs to be reconsidered.
“We commit ourselves afresh to care pastorally for those who are same-sex attracted”, says a statement issued in Cairo (Egypt).
Sexual immorality really does open a doorway for the devil, not only in one’s own life, but in the whole community.
Across Western Europe and the US, those who hold to traditional Christian sexual ethics not only find themselves on the wrong side of popular opinion, but allegedly on the “wrong side of history” too.
Several studies show a “scandalous fall” of the age of those who pay for sex in Spain. “They see it as fun, and prefer not to know if the women are victims of trafficking.”
A lobby uses the new regional law against LGTBI discrimination approved this month in Madrid to report the case. The bill “only supports those who accept their own sexual orientation”, the coach believes.
The motion was passed by one vote. General Secretary admits: “We have a long road ahead to restore our common life”. The new policy cannot come into effect before 2020.
Stefan Gustavsson (Sweden) on how society misinterprets what Chrisitanity says about homosexuality.
Is gender reassignment surgery clinically effective? What makes people regret the sex change they once decided? Walt Heyer is the author of a website that tackles these issues from a Christian perspective.
Following a complaint filed by an LGBT advocacy group, they had been convicted by a criminal court. “Freedom of expression has been protected”, the CNEF says.
Should the protest of Reformed Christians against laws allowing shopping on Sunday be heeded? Do transgendered people have a right to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with?
It is impossible to understand Prince (1958–2016) without one of these two powerful forces, but the same could be said of many of us.
More than 500 people participated in the convention of the National Union of Protestant Reformed Evangelical Churches (UNEPREF). Church planting, environmental care were also discussed.
111 United Methodist Church leaders in the USA come out as “Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning and Intersex” and sign a letter asking for full recognition just before the General Conference in Portland (Oregon).
The Bible never ducks sexual issues. Within its pages you will find stories of adultery, rape, and, as here with Lot’s daughters, incest. These subjects are dealt with openly, but always in a matter-of-fact way and never sensationally.