To trust in God is a wonderful thing. For the Christian who is called to stay celibate because of enduring same-sex attractions, this call can reveal where the person's trust really lies. Do we trust that God knows best even when He denies us what we desire?
This article starts by looking at some of the cultural trends that have left us disconnected from our bodies and then explores the significance of our bodies and what they can tell us about ourselves. It also reviews the apparent tensions between mind and body – how much do our bodies show us who we are?
This insightful and thought-provoking book is apt for our spiritually hungry age where both Christians and non-Christians are easily caught out by searching for contentment in the wrong places. There have been countless Christians who have struggled with contentment and satisfaction throughout history and the author draws extensively on the wisdom of writers from centuries past.
Although I have always been attracted to girls, I have never wanted a same-sex relationship. Choosing to be single used to seem like a ‘forced choice’ – and the loneliness and isolation that accompanied it were things that just had to be endured. Now, I see my singleness as a profound opportunity.
This is a very practical, intelligent yet accessible read on the issue of introspection. “Think Again” sets us free from looking at our faults and releases us to look outwards and upwards to Christ. The style is uncomplicated, humorous at times and peppered with personal experiences.
You may have more than a hint of jealousy in your heart when you look at the lives of those in committed same-sex relationships. Whatever the reasons, it looks like their relationships produce good fruit and you’re missing out. With that in mind, a question we are often asked is, “why does God seem to bless same-sex relationships?”