The Coming Christian Persecution

The institutionalization of sin always results in the persecution of those who hold that sin as destructive. Rome had institutionalized murder in the gladiatorial games. Christians were often thrown to the lions and murdered by gladiators.  The United States institutionalized the murder of unborn children. Those who protest or who try to save the lives of the unborn can be … Learn More

Does The Bible Permit Same-Sex Attraction?

This article about same-sex attraction is an exploration of the idea that same-sex attraction is not biblically sinful, though acts of homosexuality are sinful. There is at present a movement of Christians arguing that same-sex attraction is not condemned in scripture because there is a difference between same-sex attraction and same-sex desire or lust. This article is not about the … Learn More

Living Like Animals

I recently read an article on which purports evidence that homosexuality is a normal practice in the animal kingdom. Whenever such research is released it is invariably used to make the connection that since homosexuality occurs in the animal kingdom, therefore it should be considered equally normal in the kingdom of men. The Live Science article notes: “Homosexuality has … Learn More

Why County Clerk Kim Davis Is A Hero

The ruckus over Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis has lit up social media. She’s the latest victim in the federal government’s efforts that cause many Christians to take a stand for their religious freedom. The Supreme Court ruled that Davis must issue marriage licenses to homosexual and lesbian couples. In defiance of that order, Davis made it clear she would … Learn More

Ask Tom: Divorce & Gay Marriage In The Church

Recently, my friend Dave wrote to me about divorce and gay marriage. He wanted to know why churches accept the divorced (though God hates divorce) but don’t accept gay marriage. Here is my response. Dave: Divorce was permitted, Jesus said, because of hardness of heart (Matthew 19:8).  The Bible does not speak, specifically, about gay marriage. But we can make … Learn More

Jenner Redux: A Primer On Self-Identity

This will be my final comments on the ever saddening Bruce Jenner story. But my comments are not made about Jenner’s experience, but rather his claim, among other transgenders, that they self-identify as the opposite sex. Where does one get his or her identify from, anyway? Jenner’s claim is that he’s essentially gotten his identity about how he feels and … Learn More