Category Archives: Homosexuality

Transgenderism

(Note: The following information comes from The Weekly, which is “…a rundown of news by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission highlighting the week’s top news stories from the public square and providing commentary on the big issues of our day,” as per their website.  I found it helpful … Continue reading

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Reading on the Subject of Homosexuality

While preparing for a series of sermons delivered in May of 2015 I spent a good bit of time plowing through various magazine articles and online essays as well as a number of books. I have published a partial bibliography … Continue reading

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The Sally Gary Conference Helped Me Find Freedom

(Editor’s Note: I have permission to publish the author’s name for the blog post below, but have withheld it on purpose.  I do not want any given personality to become a central issue in this discussion.  –geno) Geno, I wanted … Continue reading

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God Won’t Heal Everything

(Editor’s Note: Kevin Daniel wrote the following as a response to the previous post, “Critique of Sally Gary Conference — No Hope of Healing“.  I thought it was important, so I am elevating it to blog post status.  –geno) I … Continue reading

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Critique of Sally Gary Conference — No Hope of Healing

(I received this note from a long-time participant of Hope Chapel in late December, 2016. It captures and summarizes several notes with similar critiques of the Sally Gary conference held in November.  I have permission to publish this letter, complete … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Several people have expressed in person as well as in writing the sentiment that it would be a shame after last weekend’s conference with Sally Gary that we would not follow up with some way to continue the conversation. I … Continue reading

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New Creations and Net-Menders

(These are the notes prepared for my sermon on 5-31-15.  –geno) Intro:        Almost two decades ago the leaders of the church I was serving as senior pastor decided to develop ministry to people here in Austin who struggled with same-sex … Continue reading

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Reading Those Disputed Texts–TOGETHER

(These are my sermon notes from 5-24-15.  –geno) Rom. 1:18-27; I Cor. 6:9-11; I Tim. 1:8-11; Lev. 18:22; 20:13 Intro:        Rebecca Manley-Pippert quipped in her book on evangelism years ago that Christians and non-Christians agree on at least one thing … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading on the Topic of Homosexuality

Note: Except for the first recommendation, which contains competing views, I have paired books whose authors have examined the same evidence and come to very different conclusions. The pairings have to do with the authors themselves, who write from very … Continue reading

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Male and Female He Created Them

(This is the text of my sermon delivered Sunday, May 17, 2015.  It is the second of a series of four messages on the topic of homosexuality.  –geno) In late October of 1974, Jesus made himself known to me and … Continue reading

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