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November 21, 2017

*The following blog is written by Dr. Branson Parler. Branson is an ordained pastor in the Reformed Church of America and a professor of Theological Studies at Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, MI...

November 15, 2017

Joshua Ryan Butler is on the Collaborative Team for The Center and serves as Pastor of Local and Global Outreach at Imago Dei Community in Portland, OR.  You can read his whole bio by...

October 31, 2017

The following blog is written by Dr. Branson Parler. Branson is an ordained elder in the Reformed Church of America and a professor of Theological Studies at Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, MI....

October 28, 2017
Should Christians attend a same-sex wedding ceremony?    This is one of the most common questions that pastors and leaders are being asked. And, to lay my cards out upfront, I don’t think there is...
October 22, 2017
For a decade now, Christian parents have been asking my wife and me for help in parenting their gay kids.   As a Christian dad of a gay son, I wish there had been someone to talk me through the...
October 14, 2017
Jesus never explicitly mentioned homosexuality in the four gospels of the New Testament.    He talked about fornication, adultery, lust, marriage, divorce, and other aspects of sexuality. But he...
October 6, 2017
Those gay teens in your church? I was one of them.   I didn’t really know it yet—I didn’t identify as gay—but I was attracted to women. I felt an increasing intrigue towards them, while boys were......
September 15, 2017

The following blog is written by Greg Coles. Greg is part of The Center's collaboration team and is a Ph.D. student at Penn State. He's also the author of the recently released: Single, Gay,...

September 11, 2017

The following blog is written by Dr. Nate Collins. Nate is part of The Center's collaboration team and has recently completed his Ph.D. in New Testament from The Southern...

August 22, 2017

*The following post is written by Greg Coles. Greg is a Ph.D. student at Penn State and is part of the collaborative team for The Center. Greg is also the author of the recently released book...

August 14, 2017

The following blog is written by Greg Coles. Greg is a Ph.D. candidate at Penn State and is part of The Center's collaboration team. 

 

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August 11, 2017

In my previous blog, I argued that the debate about same-sex marriage is not a secondary issue. To be clear, I didn't thereby say that it's necessarily a "gospel issue" (the phrase can be sloppy)...