Drag Queen Story Hour And The Pedophilia Spectrum

Drag Queen Story Hour—in which performers in drag read books to kids in libraries, schools, and bookstores—has become a cultural flashpoint. The political Right has denounced these performances as sexual transgressions against children, while the political Left has defended them as an . . . Continue reading →

Paul Re-Forms The Body In Corinth

Embodiment is central to salvation, so is suffering in the body. Without the incarnation, passion, and ongoing enfleshed intercession of Christ, there is no redemption. This was the heartbeat of the apostle Paul’s preaching in ancient Corinth, a city pulsing with ideas . . . Continue reading →

Queer Culture Destabilizes, Subverts, And Excludes

In a recent New York Times opinion column, Pamela Paul makes an impassioned argument for why we should continue to use the word “gay” rather than “queer.” Not all gay people identify as queer, she correctly claims, and the Q-word’s rise to dominance thereby . . . Continue reading →

Engaging Greg Johnson

The church desperately needs clear, careful, biblical, and confessional interactions with these issues. Still Time to Care, however, is not these things – for that reason, this AIC cannot recommend it as a general resource for our churches. Rather, we encourage our . . . Continue reading →

Religious Freedom Watch: 1994 RFRA Under Attack?

An op-ed Wednesday in The Washington Post laid out how the left is attempting to dismantle what Congress once unanimously recognized as “undergird[ing] the very origin and existence of the United States”: religious freedom. Specifically, Louise Melling, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, argues . . . Continue reading →

Homosexuality, Christianity, And Suffering For The Gospel

Gay people, Johnson argues, have “sacrificed everything the world values to follow Jesus.” Apparently, the world values sodomy — or, perhaps, by “everything,” he means merely the satisfaction of any and all sexual urges. It doesn’t matter, because either way it’s a . . . Continue reading →

The Holy Spirit’s Identity Politics

It is pretty common nowadays, especially on the political left, to hear people talking about “identifying” as or with different things. Some people “identify” with whatever ethnic, national, cultural, or gender identity they were actually born into (although doing that usually doesn’t . . . Continue reading →

Truth, Transgender, And Twitter Suspension

The other day, a friend wrote to tell me he’d been suspended from Twitter. Two of his tweets had triggered the ban on “promoting violence against, threatening, or harassing other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, . . . Continue reading →

Something New To Discuss During Our Q&A Session: Rosaria Changes Her Mind About “Conversion Therapy”

The category “conversion therapy” (CT) was always dubious. Coined in 1991, the term was a grab-bag, a way of lumping together a variety of approaches to the treatment of same-sex attraction (SSA). As a result of the various bans on CT, when . . . Continue reading →

Transgender Mania Grips Pre-Teen Girls

A quarter of the girls in my daughter’s class identify as transgender. Seven out of 28. When I said that on Twitter recently, I was roundly attacked for being a TERF who makes up ridiculous stories to harm trans people. While I . . . Continue reading →

Psalmody And The Sexual Revolution: Or Yet Another Reason Why We Should Only Sing God’s Word

It was only a matter of time. There is a story on CNN about the the 2019 publication of a LGBTQ hymnal, Songs For The Holy Other: Hymns Affirming the LGBTQIA2S+ Community. This collection is published by the Hymn Society, which is . . . Continue reading →

Rosaria Butterfield In Conference Friday July 29, 2022: Five Lies Of Our Antichristian Age

Rosaria Butterfield will be in conference Friday evening, July 29, 2022 at the Escondido United Reformed Church (located at 1864 N. Broadway, Escondido CA, 92026) at 7:00 PM. Raised and educated in liberal Roman Catholic settings, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield earned her PhD from the . . . Continue reading →

God Of The Rainbow, Even In June

In keeping with common grace, this year’s month-long celebration of sexual sin brought with it rain on the righteous and the unrighteousness alike, harvests for the godly and the ungodly alike, new life, and even the protection of life in the overturning . . . Continue reading →