Randy Alcorn's Blog: homosexuality

Why I Signed the Nashville Statement: It Speaks the Truth in Love about the Biblical View of Human Sexuality

By Randy Alcorn | September 13, 2017
If you follow social media and news online, you’ve likely heard about the Nashville Statement, put together by The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Along with several dozen other Christian leaders, I’m one of the initial signatories of this statement, which seeks to provide a Christ-honoring and biblically faithful standard on homosexuality and transgenderism.

Should Christians Attend Gay Weddings? Does It Matter Whether They’re Religious or Secular?

By Randy Alcorn | July 3, 2017
I have talked with a number of people, including some pastors from good churches, who advocate saying yes to attending homosexual weddings. Their argument centers on the fact that Jesus was and is a friend of sinners and is full of grace. So true. But I have never seen a single wedding invitation to a wedding that doesn’t request people’s presence to join them in celebrating the couple’s union.

Marvin Olasky on Being on Guard in Our Churches

By Randy Alcorn | August 10, 2015
Editor-in-chief of the World News Group, Marvin Olasky, writes insightfully on the subject of churches and what constitutes true grace and compassion when it comes to gay marriages.

On the Wrong Side of History?

By Randy Alcorn | July 15, 2015
A common argument against Christian moral positions that are increasingly unpopular: "Get your head out of the sand; look around and see where things are clearly headed!"

Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage

By Randy Alcorn | June 29, 2015
The way to love people is never to celebrate our sin or theirs, our temptations or theirs, but to come in humility as a fellow sinner and point to the One who paid for all our sins on the cross, and offers forgiveness.

The Trend in the Church Towards Silence

By Randy Alcorn | March 30, 2015
Ephesians 4:15 tells us we need to “speak the truth in love.” As Christ-followers, we are not to choose between being loving and being truthful.