Preachers must set an agenda for biblical confrontation over homosexuality

 

BY ALBERT MOHLER   Thu May 30, 2013  

[This article is written from the point of view of an Evangelical Christian pastor.  BCPTL is an organization based on a common moral stance, not a theological one.  But we do not hesitate to pass on material from articles based on a faith perspective.]
 

May 30, 2013 (AlbertMohler) - The church’s engagement with the culture involves a host of issues, controversies, and decisions–but no issue defines our current cultural crisis as clearly as homosexuality. Some churches and denominations have capitulated to the demands of the homosexual rights movement, and now accept homosexuality as a fully valid lifestyle.

Other denominations are tottering on the brink, and without a massive conservative resistance, they are almost certain to abandon biblical truth and bless what the Bible condemns. Within a few short years, a major dividing line has become evident–with those churches endorsing homosexuality on one side, and those stubbornly resisting the cultural tide on the other. Continue reading

Manitoba Teachers’ Society votes to infuse ‘LGBTQ’ issues throughout provincial curricula

by Peter Baklinski, LifeSite News, May 27, 2013 

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS) passed a resolution on Saturday to lobby the provincial government to revamp its entire spectrum of existing curricula to include “LGBTQ” (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) issues, people, and values. Continue reading

Toronto teacher who posted oral sex brochure back at work

May 28, 2013   Updated: May 28, 2013 By Staff Torstar News Service

 [We suspect that the parent clientele of this alternative school is atypical.  We hope so.]
 
An elementary teacher who landed in hot water with the Toronto public school board — but not parents — after posting a graphic brochure about oral sex is back at work. Continue reading

Vancouver school board seeks parent views on public education

Vancouver school board seeks parent views on public education

May 23, 2013. 8:49 am • Section: B.C. Education Report, COMMUNITY

The Vancouver board of education has hired a marketing research firm to find out what parents like and dislike about public schools. Families have lots of educational options these days, and the board wants to know what influences their choices. Continue reading

City Grant Proposed for Vancouver “Pride” Parade

Vancouver to vote on new status for parades  [original title]

VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail,    

 

 

It’s time we knew the real gay marriage story [U.K.]

 

Gay marriage dominates the agenda for political, rather than ethical, reasons

[We cannot vouch for this story, but no doubt further information will emerge.]

 

 

By  in The Telegraph

25 May 2013

In view of the devastation inflicted on the Tory party by the gay-marriage issue, it is remarkable how little interest has been shown in the story that lies behind David Cameron’s desperation to get a measure – that was not mentioned in his 2010 election manifesto – on to the statute book by no later than June this year. Continue reading