The Church’s Response to Homosexuality

A tidal wave of immorality has inundated the United States and the rest of the world, demanding that the church respond to homosexuality in four ways. First, it must expose the sinfulness of homosexuality as depicted in the NT. Second, it must clarify that the grace of God and forgiveness extends to homosexuals also. The NT also makes this clear. Third, the church must expel practicing homosexuals from its fellowship. For them to remain a part of the church activities is a blemish that cannot be tolerated because it would indicate moral compromise, a lack of courage in confronting sin, and a failure to exercise the biblical prerogative of excommunication. Fourth, the church must resist the assault of homosexuality on society as a whole. The purposeful effort to sell the homosexual lifestyle is organized and dangerous and needs a concerted resistance to halt that movement.

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Turabian: Montoya, Alex D.. "The Church’s Response to Homosexuality." The Master's Seminary Journal 19, no. 2 (Fall 2008): 233-248.

APA: Montoya, A. D. (2008). The Church’s Response to Homosexuality. The Master's Seminary Journal, 19(2), 233-248.