[Editor’s note: If you don’t read anything else, read this. Every one of us is acquainted with someone who has bought into the marketing agendas of the homosexual movement. They’ve become propagandists without knowing it. Even Christians who try to cite homosexual theology or are perverting doctrines about sin and forgiveness, judging,and love, etc. etc. etc. Where did all of this come from? They’re parroting … Continue reading Mohler: After the Ball–Why the Homosexual Movement Has Won
Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small adjustments but a complete reversal. That which was once condemned is now celebrated, and the refusal to celebrate is now condemned.
What makes the current moral and sexual revolution so different from previous moral revolutions is that it is taking place at an utterly unprecedented velocity. Previous generations experienced moral revolutions over decades, even centuries. This current revolution is happening at warp speed.
As the church responds to this revolution, we must remember that current debates on sexuality present to the church a crisis that is irreducibly and inescapably theological. This crisis is tantamount to the type of theological crisis that Gnosticism presented to the early church or that Pelagianism presented to the church in the time of Augustine. In other words, the crisis of sexuality challenges the church’s understanding of the gospel, sin, salvation, and sanctification. Advocates of the new sexuality demand a complete rewriting of Scripture’s metanarrative, a complete reordering of theology, and a fundamental change to how we think about the church’s ministry. Continue reading “Theology which Confronts the Sexual Revolution and Moral Upheaval”
By Albert Mohler A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage. This decision not to take at least one case under consideration stunned both sides in the same-sex marriage battle. Last weekend’s edition of USA Today featured a front-page story that declared the virtual certainty that … Continue reading A Sad Milestone for Marriage and Family