Is it a big surprise to anyone that Osteen, an evangelical pastor and biblical literalist, believes homosexuality is a sin? Did Piers Morgan think that the answer would be different for a star than for a regular guy who happens to be gay?
An American fundamentalist group has a strategic choice to make between an influential National Prayer Breakfast each February in Washington, or its Anti-Homosexuality Bill becoming law in Uganda. It cannot have both.
I think Jesus would find it unacceptable that most of our Christian institutions (and our government) create policies about sexual behavior rather than the kinds of behaviors He talked about in the Sermon on the Mount.
The UN has a remarkable track record of doing virtually nothing when presented with mass killings or genocide. That record continues with last weeks amended resolution on extrajudicial killings of certain groups.
Even without a causal link established between homosexuality and population management, the obvious reduction in population growth attributable to homosexuality by itself indubitably works to preserve the species.