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An Ever-growing Acronym

It used to be just four letters: LGBT. Now there are seven. And a symbol. The latest rendering of the ever-growing acronym of the sexual revolution is LGBTQIA+. You are probably familiar with the first part of the acronym, but maybe not the last part. In full, it stands for: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, […]

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Same-Sex Marriage and the Methodists

In the August 2015 issue of Beacon Lights, under the title “I’m Scared,” I wrote concerning the United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage. In lamenting this decision and condemning it on the basis of scripture, I addressed you young people, writing that I am fearful for you in terms of what will […]

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On Homosexuality

I can clearly recall that fall day two years ago. We were juniors at Dordt College, and Rick had come back to visit us. Our group of guys had been friends since our freshman year when we all lived on the same wing of North Hall. We weren’t as close of a group anymore, but […]

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Given Up to Uncleanness

Three college students sat in chairs in front of the class, two men and one woman. In this particular class, we had been learning about diversity in society and how this diversity affects the classrooms in which we hoped to teach. We had discussed the problems associated with having students from different cultural backgrounds and […]

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