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What Made Eve “Suitable” for Adam?

What can we learn about the design of marriage from the word “suitable” in Genesis?

Blog Post | Ethics | Tim Barnett | October 14, 2016

To the Christian Who Is Being Tempted by a Relationship

Relationships that are against God's revealed will can be a huge temptation. Make sure you understand what's at stake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | September 30, 2016

Treat Transgender People with Kindness

Jesus knew that those around Him were lost and hurting. That’s what led Him to act with kindness and good will towards them.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | September 15, 2016

New Report Examines Scientific Studies on Sexuality and Gender

A journal has published an up-to-date summary of the available scientific research on sexual orientation and gender identity, and it contradicts the claims we commonly hear.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 27, 2016

We’re Seeing a Clash of Worldviews, Not an Inevitable Force of Progress

Our societal conflict over sexuality comes down to our opposing views on what it means to be human.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | August 26, 2016

Sexuality, Identity, Sin, and Denying Ourselves to Follow Christ

I highly recommend you watch “You Are Not Your Sexuality,” a talk by Sam Allberry (a Christian who has same-sex attractions) on sexuality and identity. He has much to say that is relevant to everyone (not just those with same-sex attractions) and relevant to all temptations and sin (not just those related to sexuality). I hope you’ll watch the whole thing (see below), but I want to emphasize three of his key points here.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 25, 2016

True Compassion Is Determined by the Mind, Not by Feelings

In an article titled “Regret Isn’t Rare: The Dangerous Lie of Sex Change Surgery’s Success,” Walt Heyer (who regrets his own sex change surgery) argues that our society needs to stop pushing surgery as the solution for those who are experiencing gender dysphoria.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | June 23, 2016

Same-Sex Marriage Is the New Ideal

Continuing on the theme of yesterday’s post: Because our culture values equality, and because we (not believing in intrinsic human value anymore) think sameness is necessary for equality of value to exist, this also explains the anger many have towards the existence of gender roles in marriage. Why despise patriarchy? Because it entails one member of the marriage having a “higher” position than the other.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | April 30, 2016

Discrimination Is Legitimate When the Distinction Is Relevant

Is it wrong to discriminate against biological males by denying them access to women’s bathrooms? When I was asked about this today, I pointed to a comment I wrote years ago on the blog:

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | April 15, 2016

Be Willing to Submit to Our Good God on the Issue of Homosexuality

I received an email from a college student who was struggling to figure out “if a Christ-centered, monogamous homosexual relationship is just as godly as a heterosexual one.” He had many questions. Is the Old Testament law about homosexuality really a law we still need to follow? Didn’t Jesus fulfill the law? Isn’t the Old Covenant obsolete? He had prayed, read books and blogs, and talked to numerous people on all sides of the issue, but he couldn’t resolve the conflicting messages he was getting from them. He said, “I know that this topic requires faith, but I need proof somehow.”

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | April 8, 2016