• ‘It’s never going to happen. And when it does…’

    Rod Dreher's 'Law Of Merited Impossibility' is an epistemological construct ...

  • Adelphopoiesis: ‘the making of brothers’

    It is interesting that both human rights activist Peter Tatchell and politician ...

  • Cake decoration for beginners

    I wouldn't normally expect a satirical news show to make a point defending ...

  • Children need fathers

    A recent change in UK law means that women in same-sex relationships can now ...

  • Domesticating the Bible’s teaching on homosexuality

    If people don't like what the Bible teaches, they may try one of a number of ...

  • God’s good plan for men and women: our unfinished business

    If the Christian church is to adhere to (or recover) God's good plan for men ...

  • Homosexual relationships

    I hesitate to contribute anything on this subject, discussion of which tends ...

  • Jesus: inclusive or exclusive?

    'Diversity' and 'inclusion' are today's great buzz-words. Jesus, it is claimed, ...

  • Jude 7 – ‘Unnatural desire’

    Jude 7 - 'So also Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring towns, since they ...

  • Justice, equality, and fairness

    Justice is often assumed to be the same as equality.  We treat people with ...

  • LGBT: what does it mean to be ‘welcoming but not affirming’?

    In the eyes of many, the idea that churches can take a 'welcoming but not affirming' ...

  • Matthew 7:16,20 – ‘You will recognise them by their fruit’

    Matthew 7:15 “Watch out for false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s ...

  • Matthew 8:5/Luke 7:7 – son? servant? male lover?

    Matthew 8:5 When [Jesus] entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him asking ...

  • Nine arguments for a ‘non-affirming’ position on same-sex relations

    Preston Sprinkle provides the following summary of his argument in his 2015 ...

  • Once again: the slaves/homosexuality trajectory argument

    Sean Doherty writes: The church is under huge pressure to move away from biblical ...

  • Pray to be gay?

    So The Very Reverend Kelvin Holdsworth, provost of St Mary's Cathedral in ...

  • Same-sex attraction and the church

    The Plausibility Problem: the Church and Same-Sex Attraction.  By Ed Shaw, ...

  • Same-sex marriage: not near so much like a ball

    "I should like balls infinitely better... if they were carried on in a different ...

  • Ten reasons not to legalise same-sex marriage

    Writing for the Christian Medical Fellowship, Dr Peter Saunders comments that ...

  • The Bible and same-sex relationships

    When advocates of same-sex relationships seek to build a biblical case for ...

  • The myth of a sexually permissive Jesus

    It is often supposed that Jesus was more permissive with regard to sexual ethics ...

  • Who was inciting whom?

    I trust that all decent people - straight or gay, religious or non-religious ...