In order to have a fair, balanced, and academic dialogue, more than one view must be present. We all step into more growth, more love, and more humility when we listen to the diversity of voices that make up the family of God.
On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Executive Committee, at the Annual Council, changed their half-page stance on homosexuality. Naturally, there was a buzz in the "Seventh-Gay Adventist" world about this change.
All the "ex-gay" speakers had traumatic childhood experiences to which they attribute the cause of their "same-sex attractions," most of them having been sexually abused. Lives of drug use, prostitution and promiscuity were presented as the norm for LGBT people.