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Christians and Homosexuals

To Secretly Gay-Affirming Pastors of Conservative Churches

John Shore | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
John Shore

I have a pastor friend who is now stuck leading a huge church from which he would be fired the moment he so much as intimated that he was thinking about changing his position on the gay issue.

Christian College Professor: 'Am I A Traitor To The LGBT Cause?'

John Shore | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
John Shore

"I'm serious about being a Christian and have grown to fully support LGBT folks in the church. I'm also a professor at a Christian College that requires each annual contract renewal to include reaffirmation of a denominational statement declaring same sex relationships morally illegitimate."

Who Would Dare Argue This Gay Man Isn't Christian?

John Shore | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Refuting the conviction that homosexuality and Christianity are incompatible, I am collecting stories wherein LGBT Christians testify about their own experiences reconciling identity with faith.

'Am I Seeking the Truth Because I Want to Justify My Sin?'

John Shore | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
John Shore

There's Christianity, which is supposed to be founded on the unconditional love of God, breaking and tearing apart a heart. Shredding someone's sense of worth. Devastating her confidence.

'God, Why Did You Make Me This Way? Why Did You Give Me This Life?'

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

A little while ago someone wrote to ask me why I'm so interested in the "gay issue." I replied that my primary interest isn't in "the gay issue." My primary interest is in the abuse of power.

The Real Reason Christians (And Others) Get So Crazy About Gays

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

It's time to realize that when it comes to men loving men and women loving women, straight people have nothing -- nothing -- to fear but fear itself.

Christians: With Gay Relationships, Drawing the Line is Impossible

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Christians don't at all mind love between two men. Christians really mind sexual love between two men.

'Just Resist The Temptation': The Anti-Love Approach To Homosexuality

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

When you tell a gay person to "resist" being gay, what you are really telling them -- what you really mean -- is for them to be celibate. What you are actually saying is that you want them to condemn themselves to a life devoid of love.

Christians: When It Comes to Homosexuality, Man Up

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Virtually all other behaviors Christians typically consider sinful can be readily understood as objectively and clearly wrong without any reference to the Bible.