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September 18, 2018
Hey friends!   I can’t tell you how excited I am to announce that Grace/Truth 2.0 is now available! After many months of writing, editing, rethinking, rewriting, consulting, and more writing, editing...
September 7, 2018

Colby Martin is a pastor and church planter in San Diego, CA, and he has written an engaging book on “Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality.” The book is half memoir and half Bible...

August 29, 2018

A recent study of Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria—the first of its kind—has created waves across the internet. Some transgender activists are outraged over it; others on the political right are using...

August 28, 2018

My previous two posts (PART ONE and PART TWO) explored the complexity of sexual orientation, showing that the rigid categories of gay, straight, and bisexual aren’t as rigid as many people assume...

August 22, 2018

The following is a preview of our 12th Pastoral Paper, available now as a free download from the Center. 

This paper has a narrow aim: to understand what the Bible says about the...

August 16, 2018

In the previous post, we saw that measuring sexual orientation is much more complicated than people realize. Sexual orientation is, in the words of Rebecca Jordan-Young, a “great example of a ‘...

August 9, 2018

The short answer is: a lot less than we think we do.

 

I often hear people use terms like gay, straight, or bisexual as if these categories are neatly defined. Or I’ll hear people...

June 27, 2018

By Bridget Eileen

What I’m saying in this post regarding sexual desire is pretty simple, but it’s difficult for people to swallow. I’m saying that sexual fulfillment does not come through a...

June 26, 2018

By Preston Sprinkle

There’s been a lot of talk over the last few weeks about the upcoming Revoice conference. Revoice is a conference and community for LGBT+/SSA Christians—Christians who...

June 18, 2018

The following is a guest post by Bridget Eileen, a celibate lesbian who writes about Christian sexuality and LGBT+ issues in the church. Read more about her...

June 16, 2018

Gregory Coles is on the Collaborative Team for The Center. His academic research on rhetorics of marginality (how language works in society for disadvantaged groups) has appeared in or is...

June 7, 2018

By Preston Sprinkle

I often get asked, “what’s the next discussion that Christians need to have about sexuality and gender?” My immediate answer is: “polyamory,” though the morality of sex...