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Just Doing What Comes Naturally?

A common defense for homosexuality is that same-sex attraction is natural for homosexuals.  There’s nothing wrong with homosexuality - the animal kingdom is filled with examples of same-sex erotic behavior.  It's natural.  Now on the surface, there seems to be some truth to the claim that homosexuality is natural.  It’s not unusual, for example, to see male dogs mount each other in an erotic way.  There are two problems with this view, however.

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | June 13, 2012

Foster Parenting (Video)

Should Christian couples consider becoming foster parents when there is a risk that the child may be adopted by a “gay-couple” and then be subjected to their lifestyle which is contrary to Christian belief?

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | February 21, 2011

Who Are You to Judge?

Columnist and blogger James Lileks wrote, “I return to the Kirk Doctrine, expressed in the Star Trek episode 'The Conscience of the King.' He has passed judgment on a suspected tyrant, and the dictator’s daughter asks ‘Who are you to judge?’ ‘Who do I have to be?’ Kirk snaps.”Judging can't be avoided.  We all do it.  And we should.  The ideas of reform and improvement presuppose making judgments about right and wrong, superior and inferior.

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | January 19, 2010

Same-sex Marriage

Either there’s a natural teleology to marriage or there’s notWho are you to say?”  That challenge works both ways.  First, if my disapproval isn’t legitimate, then why is my approval legitimate?  If I don’t have the right to judge something wrong (“Who are you to say?”), I certainly don’t have the right to judge it right (“Who am I to say?”).  Second, why is it that I can’t make a moral judgment here, but apparently you can?The appeal for a change in marriage laws is an attempt to change the moral consensus about homosexuality.

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | January 15, 2010

Inflaming Violence?

Doesn't the Christian position that homosexuality is sin inflame violence against homosexuals? var src = 'http://www.strcast2.org/videos/flash/player'; if(!DetectFlashVer(9, 0, 0) && DetectFlashVer(8, 0, 0)) src = 'player8'; AC_FL_RunContent('codebase', 'http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,0,0', 'width', 320, 'height', 223, 'src', src, 'pluginspage', 'http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer', 'id', 'flvPlaye

Blog Post | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | June 14, 2009

Same-sex Rhetoric & Miss America

Rhetoric is winning the day.Lately when I hear public crossfire-type discussions on the issue of same-sex marriage—discussions that have filled the airwaves since the unfortunate incident at the Miss America pageant—traditional marriage wins on the merits, but the other side wins the rhetoric game.It’s time we stop letting others frame the debate in terms of “tolerance,” “fairness,” “equality,” and “compassion,” in a way that pushes us into defense mode trying to neutralize the loaded language, but never really gaining any ground for our side.

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | April 24, 2009

Mere Merger

So... let me see if I understand this. Heterosexual couples cannot get married if they want to get married as heterosexual couples.  They can only get married if they get married as non-sexual couples.  The state no longer recognizes heterosexual unions as such.  In an odd kind of way, heterosexual couples cannot get married.  This couple is not married in the eyes of the law because they refused to be reduced to non-gendered participants.

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | September 19, 2008

Ever Hear of the Ten Commandments?

    Have you read the Ten Commandments recently?  Take a quick personal moral inventory by asking yourself these questions:   

Blog Post | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 8, 2005