Why Protestants Need a Catholic Attitude: Introducing Christopher West

Wait, you say, what is this about? I read this blog for gender issues. What business does a post about Roman Catholicism have being here? I’ll tell you. It has a lot to do with gender issues, and with what God is teaching His church in our day. Hear me out.   I grew up Roman Catholic, attending mass weekly …

A Homosexual in Hell

The 13th century Florentine author, Dante Alighieri, wrote The Divine Comedy to give an allegorical look at life after death, and Volume I, Inferno, describes the famous circles of hell. His portrayal offers an important insight into the path to hell and a godly attitude towards those on it.

Christ is Masculinity Extraordinaire

In relationship to His Church, Jesus Christ demonstrates the archetype of masculinity in its pure form. (In another context, Christ shows us where femininity came from also.) The apostle Paul calls forth the excellency of Christ becoming our husband in 1Corinthians 11:2-3, while Ephesians 5:22-33 explains it more fully, two examples among others. So if you want to see a …

Beyond Zebra–Explaining LGBTQQCIAAPPP, Part II

You may feel confused or like you cannot keep up. There is a reason for that. In the last post, I started to explain the letters in the inevitable proliferation of categories when God’s image categories of man and woman in relationship are rejected. We got through C. Let’s start out easy with perhaps the clearest term of all:   …

Public Service Announcement: Explaining the letters: LGBTQQCIAAPPP

For those who feel behind, I thought it helpful to explain the letters of our now LGBTQQCIAAPPP culture. I will not stoop to jokes about deli sandwiches or Campbell’s soup competitions, but just give you straight definitions…well, reasonably straight. As straight as one can be on the subject. So if you have been afraid to ask what the initials mean, you …

Should You Take your Children to See Disney’s New Beauty and the Beast?

A mom asked me this question because a debate broke out in her church group about the new movie opening today. Director Bill Condon revealed that the live-action reboot would end with a “nice, exclusively gay moment.” Moms who have been eagerly anticipating the release of this film prior to learning about the homosexual content are now discussing whether or …