This series brings together teachers, psychologists, ministers and other qualified men and women who have studied (and for some experienced) homosexuality over a long period of time. It is hoped that this work will generate the kind of understanding necessary to be able to deal compassionately with the people who struggle with homosexuality. It is also my aim to equip the members of the church with the confidence to respond intelligently to the false arguments being made for the homosexual lifestyle by Gays and their sympathizers (Published 1996).
This lesson examines God's original purposes for sexual union in marriage and the spiritual element necessary to achieve full satisfaction in this complex area of married life.
Prime 34m Class
In this concluding lesson, the class will examine a "case study" of a couple dealing with sexual issues and how the principles we have studied can be applied to resolve their difficulties.
Prime 34m Class
In this lesson, Mike will talk about sexual immorality and what God's word says about today's attitude and practice in this area of human behavior.
Mike finishes the series by revealing the key ingredient necessary to maintain and improve sexual intimacy.
Prime 35m Class
In this lesson, Mike reviews the basic rules about sexual intimacy as well as the various strategies one can use to keep this commandment.
Prime 15m Class
We need to evangelize this growing number of people but are usually hard-pressed to know where to begin. This lesson provides some information towards this end.
A recent survey on the word most commonly used for Internet searches was the word sex. It said that men looked for web sites that featured pornography and women checked out opportunities to talk about sex. Either way, according to this research America’s top priority as far as the Internet is concerned, is virtual sex in its many forms.
The Unholy Blessing of Same-Sex Marriage
A review of the progress of the same-sex marriage crusade along with what this means for Christians going forward.
1. Homosexuality in the Past
In this first chapter, Dr. Estep traces homosexual behavior in ancient cultures until modern times.
3. The Causes of Homosexual Behavior
The issue that divides the various groups is the one of cause. What specifically causes homosexual behavior? Dr. J.D. Robertson, a licensed psychologist, examines both the "nature" and "nurture" points of view and provides a well balanced conclusion based on the latest scientific research.
4. Can Homosexuals Change?
Dr. Robertson compares the approaches and expectations regarding the possibility of change in homosexual behavior from both the secular and Christian perspective.
8. The Bible Does Have Something to say About Homosexuality
Many gay writers have promoted the idea that the Bible is silent or even approves of homosexual behavior. In this study, Dr. CarI Bridges reviews the key passages and arguments that support biblical interdiction against homosexuality.
A lesson reviewing key Bible ideas about sexual immorality and Paul's warning about this subject to the Corinthians and by extension, to us today. (I Corinthians 6:18)
Prime 39m Class
After having laid out the necessary credentials for recognizing true ministers of the gospel, Paul does the same for true churches. (I Thessalonians 4:1-12)
Prime 37m Class
This sermon looks at the qualities of character that are appealing in the opposite sex from a Christian perspective.
Solomon sketches out the character of a woman who uses her sexual charm to seduce a foolish man. (Proverbs 7)
This lesson reviews the basic instructions God provides concerning the subject of sex in marriage. (Hebrews 13:4)
Prime 33m Class
Mike reviews the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of faithfulness in marriage.
Prime 31m Class
Gay Rights or Wrongs?
President Obama is so wrong. His enthusiastic support of legislation legalizing same-sex marriage is born out of his mistaken idea that this is a civil rights issue...
Born Again Virgins
Recently I heard a report on the radio about a movement where people were once again choosing to remain celibate before marriage. A spokesperson for this group explained that reclaiming one's sexuality in this way was an effort to produce sexual rebirth and renewal.
Mike reviews the Supreme Court's recent ruling on same-sex marriage and lays out a proper Christian response to this change in the nation's moral order. (Isaiah 5:20)
For those who are using this book or the video version as a resource for a small group, this added section contains an exercise that can stimulate discussion.
Prime 4m Class
The duck people have gone and done it now. The patriarch of reality television's Duck Dynasty has actually shared his Christian perspective on the subject of homosexuality with a reporter for trendy GQ magazine.
The "Out"rageous Games
Montreal is hosting and quite proud of the "Out" games this week. Newspapers are filled with pictures of men in drag, women holding hands, and announcements of great parties featuring "Gay" themes. All in the name of human rights, diversity, and sports.
Don't - Just do it
Advertising used to be about making a product desirable or demonstrating why one was better than the others. Today, the product itself is irrelevant. Jean ads are about sex; shoe commercials define your attitude!
5. The AIDS Agenda
In this chapter, Dr. Smith explodes the myth's surrounding heterosexual AIDS and traces the history and politicization of this issue.
7. Gay Theology?
Dr. Smith looks at some of the popular "biblical" arguments used by homosexuals to defend their lifestyle.
10. The Dynamics of Change
In their book, "Coming Out of Homosexuality," Bob Davies, executive Director of Exodus International and Lori Rentzel, author and former counselor with the ex-gay ministry group "Love in Action," describe their spiritual journey in coming out of the homosexual lifestyle.
12. To the Church: Conflict, Conviction and Compassion
In this final chapter, Joe Dallas makes a call to all Christians to stand firm on biblical teaching concerning the sin of homosexuality but to extend the open arms of love to the sinner.
13. Appendixes / Resources
This book has tried to offer a sampling of various authors who have either personally dealt with homosexuality or have ministered to them in a professional way. The following reading list includes the most recent works on the subject. These books, as well as a more complete list of books dealing with the entire range of sexual issues from a Christian perspective, can be obtained from Regeneration Books.