Lifesitenews. TORONTO, June 1, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Ontario’s Kathleen Wynne Liberals have passed what critics describe as “totalitarian” Bill 89 by a vote of 63 to 23 on the last day before Queen’s Park adjourns for the summer. Pro-family advocates warn Bill 89 gives the state more power to seize children from families that oppose the LGBTQI and gender ideology agenda, and allows government agencies to effectively ban couples who disagree with that agenda from fostering or adopting children.
Bill 89, or the Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017, repeals and replaces the former Child and Family Services Act that governs child protection services, and adoption and foster care services. ‘I Am Michael’ Movie Tells Story of Former Homosexual Activist Turned Born Again Pastor. A film that tells the true story of a former homosexual activist turned born again pastor is opening in theaters nationwide.
“I Am Michael” was first introduced at the Sundance Festival in 2015, but was just recently made available for theatrical distribution. It follows the journey of Michael Glatze, who walked away from homosexuality in 2007, married a woman he met at Bible college and now serves as a pastor in Wyoming. “I hope I can share my story,” Glatze wrote on WND in 2007. “I feel strongly God has put me here for a reason. Even in the darkest days of late-night parties, substance abuse and all kinds of things—when I felt like, ‘Why am I here? The film, which features actor James Franco as Glatze, reenacts his days living with his partner Bennett in San Francisco, engaging in homosexual activism and working as a writer for Young Gay America.
Want to be happy as a homosexual? Practice physical and mental continence: French ‘gay activist’ AUSTRALIA, February 5, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) -- A 26-year-old Australian mom has given birth to five healthy babies, all conceived naturally, after refusing the doctor’s advice that she must abort three of them in order to give the remaining two a better chance at life.
“After my initial ultrasound I was told I could consider the selection method to give 2 babies the best chance in life,” wrote mom Kim Tucci in a Facebook post last September. “I watched a YouTube video on the procedure and I cried. I could never do that! Explosive video: Pope ‘will show whose side he’s on’ during Synod, says archbishop. September 10, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- This week Pope Francis announced sweeping changes to canon law that will make it almost as quick and easy for Catholics to get their marriage “annulled” as it is to get a no-fault civil divorce.
The indissolubility of sacramental marriage, the annulment process, civil divorce, “remarriage” and reception of the Eucharist by civilly divorced Catholics were hotly contested subjects in the months leading up to and during the October 2014 Extraordinary Synod on the Family. Many observers have anticipated a rigorous defense of sacramental marriage at the upcoming Synod this October.
Instead, it appears that Pope Francis has now mooted much of the expected agenda by adopting a streamlined process to determine the nullity of Catholic sacramental marriages along the lines presented by German Cardinal Walter Kasper in February 2014. Untitled. The word "evangelical" is in the process of evolving, dividing the Christian community over homosexuality.
"Being an evangelical is moral and creedal," Dr. Michael Brown says. "In other words, it's not simply a matter of 'I believe this,' but 'I believe in a certain moral standard.'" Brown and ex-gay Anne Paulk, along with gay-affirming leaders Brandan Robertson and Justin Lee, joined in the conversation with a panel discussion moderated by Janet Parshall at the National Religious Broadcasters convention. Should Christians attend homosexual weddings. Facebook. Making Sense of Scripture’s “Inconsistency” - The Gospel Coalition. 40 Questions for Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags. For evangelicals who lament last Friday’s Supreme Court decision, it’s been a hard few days.
Tony Campolo calls for 'full acceptance' of gay couples. In a blog on his website the American says "countless hours of prayer, study, conversation and emotional turmoil" have brought him to a place where he's ready to speak up for gay people in the Church.
In a big move away from his previous traditional stance on the issue, he says spending time with same sex couples has allowed him to rethink. He said: "Our friendships with these couples have helped me understand how important it is for the exclusion and disapproval of their unions by the Christian community to end. "We in the Church should actively support such families. Nancy Pelosi: Gay ‘marriage’ is ‘consistent’ with Catholic teaching. A Gay Atheist Speaks a Timely Word to the Church. You know the hour is late when God uses a gay atheist to bring a sobering wake-up call to the church, but that's exactly what happened after Ireland, traditionally a bastion of Catholicism, voted to redefine the marriage.
The gay atheist was Matthew Parrish, and on May 27, the Spectator posted his article entitled "As a gay atheist, I want to see the church oppose same-sex marriage. " Parrish was grieved over the Catholic Church's response to Ireland's vote, feeling that it was weak and almost apologetic, like someone arriving late to a major cultural revolution and saying, "Oh my. I guess times have changed. We'll have to do better with social media in the future. " CreatedGay.Com Christian & Sexuality. Sexuality & Gay Christian Life Style Gay, lesbian and bisexual people's lives are not abnormally consumed with sex.
Sex is only one element in the life of queer Christians. Queer Christianity includes service to God, labor for social justice, worship, study of the Word, work or school, leisure activities and humanitarian work. If Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage, Most Pastors Will Do This. Americans who say they have gay or lesbian friends are twice as likely to agree gay marriage should be legal.
Fewer than half of Americans say homosexuality is sinful. And evangelicals are increasingly at odds with American culture over same-sex relationships. Those are among the findings of a phone survey of 2,000 Americans about gay marriage from Nashville-based Lifeway Research. Researchers found that friendship and faith play an influential role in how Americans view gay marriage. "When it comes to support for gay marriage, a lot of it depends on who you know," says Ed Stetzer, executive director of LifeWay Research.
Currently 37 states allow gay marriage—though ceremonies are on hold in some places, pending appeals. Overall, half (50 percent) of Americans agree with the statement, "I believe gay marriage should be legal. " Among Americans who say they have no gay or lesbian friends, only a third agree gay marriage should be legal. In 2014, 3 in 10 (30 percent) answered "yes. " The New York Times Wants Us to Rewrite the Bible - Michael Brown. How can the religious community live in peace and harmony with the LGBT community?
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni has the solution. Just rewrite the Bible. In his April 3rd column, “Bigotry, the Bible and the Lessons of Indiana,” Bruni, himself gay, recognizes that Christian beliefs are not necessarily grounded in hatred. The problem, he claims, is that, “Beliefs ossified over centuries aren’t easily shaken.” WATCH: Denzel Washington Has This to Say About the Bible and Marriage. What Does Jesus Think About Homosexuality? Is homosexuality a sin? Rob Bell Trashes the Bible on Oprah. Rick Warren Expresses Regret Over Making Video Supporting Biblical Marriage; Family Group Concerned. Should you respect gay people if you find homosexuality immoral? WATCH: Brown vs. Vines, the 'Gay Christian' Debate You've Waited For. Where Christian churches, other religions stand on gay marriage.
A Lesbian’s Eyes Opened: 'You Don't Hate Us!' "Projections have shown that if current trends continue, half of all gay and bisexual men will be HIV-positive by age 50," The Wall Street Journal reported last week. This jaw-dropping revelation is based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest assessment of the homosexual lifestyle.
The WSJ report further warns: "Gay and bisexual men represent an estimated 2 percent of the U.S. population but more than half of all people living with HIV and 66 percent of new HIV infections. They are the only population group in the United States for which HIV infections are rising. " What do you say of an adult or adults who, for selfish political reasons, encourage sexually confused children to adopt a sex-centric identity and lifestyle laced with a 50-50 chance of HIV infection? 6 Lessons From the Collapse of Exodus International.