On Pilgrimage

Dear Friends, On this site for a full two years now, I have sought to serve the cause of understanding gender, the reality of men and women made in God’s image. I myself have grown through arranging this weekly commentary, filling out some of the landscape originally surveyed by the book, enGendered. I hope that you also have benefited from this …

I Have a Friend Who Just Told Me She is Gay…

Today, a letter from a young woman (name changed) with a question to which EVERYONE should have a ready answer. Here is mine… Pastor Andreades, You may not remember me, but my name is Jocelyn. You gave me a free copy of your book Engendered when you came to speak at [a certain venue] and signed it on the condition that I …

Who is Watching the Changes in SSA Percentages?

According to a recent talk I heard, 11% of American adolescents now experience same-sex attraction (SSA). In fact, another study found that 7.6% of millenials now identify as gay. These numbers are extremely high historically. I have monitored the prevalence of same-sex attraction using only reliable studies (read: like not The Kinsey Report). Up until about ten years ago, the …

He Called Them Two By Two

Recent headlines proclaim medical breakthroughs which will enable lesbian couples to bear children together. The headlines make for a sensational news cycle, but are misleading in claiming that the sexually dimorphic (that is, needing both male and female) reproductive process has been circumvented.