Sexuality

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Transgenderism

Genesis teaches that God created humanity male and female in his image and likeness. We are divinely separated into male and female.

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Male and Female He Created Them: Genesis and God’s Design of Two Sexes

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Genesis teaches that God created humanity male and female in his image and likeness. We are divinely separated into male and female.

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"Transgenderism" Brings Chaos from Order

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

The growing transgender movement fights against God's design for male and female and affects laws, education, freedom and privacy.

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Understanding “Transgenderism”

Jeff Johnston

What is "transgenderism" and how should Christians approach this cultural issue? Our Thriving Values™ resources will help you understand and respond with grace and truth to one of the most confusing cultural issues we now face.

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When Homosexuality Hits Home for the Holidays

Your brother comes home a day early for the family gathering and privately announces, "I'm gay." How should you, a Christ follower, respond?

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My Spouse Struggles With Homosexuality

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My Spouse Struggles with Homosexuality

A homosexual struggle may take years to manifest within a marriage.

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Laws – Jeopardizing Freedom and Rights

Laws on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI laws) jeopardize religious freedom, privacy, safety, education and parental rights.

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Understanding Same-Sex Attractions

Sexuality is one of God's good gifts to us, bringing a man and woman together in marriage and producing children. But we live in a fallen world, subject to sin and death, and this affects every area of human life, including sexuality and relationships.

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How to Talk to Your Children About Homosexuality

The reality is, if you don’t, someone else probably will—or already is. And you may not like what they have to say.

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Leaving Homosexuality

Many people with same-sex attractions choose not to identify as homosexual, lesbian, gay or bisexual. Instead, their primary identification comes from their faith in Jesus Christ.

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When Sexuality Trumps Religious Freedom—The Problem With “SOGI” Laws

Jeff Johnston

Laws on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI laws) jeopardize religious freedom, privacy, safety, education and parental rights.



 

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SOGI Laws: Trampling Privacy, Safety And Religious Freedom

Jeff Johnston

Local, state and federal governments are implementing laws based on sexual orientation and gender identity, threatening privacy, safety, freedom and education.

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Responding to “SOGI” Laws—Tone and Truth

Jeff Johnston

Christians should respond to SOGI laws with truth and kindness. We respect the individual but want truth in the public arena. Gives talking points for addressing SOGI laws.



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Transforming Sexuality and Marriage

Jeff Johnston

Christians who live 2,000 years after the death and resurrection of Christ have a hard time realizing how radical the Apostle John’s words were to those living in the first century world.

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Hablando con sus hijos sobre temas de transgénero

Jeff Johnston

El récord mundial atlético de Bruce Jenner y la medalla de oro que ganó en los Juegos Olímpicos de 1976 en la competencia de decatlón, lo convirtieron en uno de los deportistas más famosos del mundo.

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Sanctity of Life and Advocacy for Children

Jeff Johnston

Under Roman law, initially established about 500 B.C., the male head of the family had complete power over his wife, children and grandchildren – even the power of life and death. Infants who were weak, sickly or deformed were often rejected by their fathers and abandoned or killed. 

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The Dignity and Value of Life

Jeff Johnston

The ancient gladiator “games” give us a vivid picture of the callous Roman disregard for life. Imagine huge crowds of blood-thirsty spectators, screaming with excitement, as slaves, prisoners and criminals walk into arenas across the Roman Empire. There, men would fight each other to the death. While they fought, the crowd roared with excitement, “Kill him! Lash him! Brand him!"

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Christ Challenges the Disciples: Take the Gospel to the Gates of Hell

Jeff Johnston

Do you sometimes think our culture is at the crossroads, tipping toward the gates of hell?  If so, you’re not the first or the only Christian to wonder if the church will make a difference in a pagan culture. If that describes you, keep reading.

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