“Hello, my name is_____ and I am transformed”

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“Hello, my name is_____ and I am an alcoholic transformed” The Bible does not deny that we were various things—addicts, homosexuals, angry, prideful, pornographic masturbators—but that is what we were (past tense). The emphasis in Scripture is on what we are and what we are called to be. The Christian does not say, “Hello, my name is […]

I am a Child of God

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“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called  children of God; and so we are.” ~1 John 3:1 “In love He predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will, to the praise of His glorious grace, which He has […]

Can I Call A Homosexual, Brother?

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Ramblings on homosexuality and new identity in Christ… Biblically, homosexuality and (the less chastised and perhaps more prevalent) pornographic masturbation are sins. Christians, that are truly Christians, have their identity not in that they are a masturbator or homosexual but that they are in Christ. We were once many things; drug addicts, pornographic masturbators, homosexuals, […]