The idea that there can be an LGBT Christianity contradicts “the DNA of Jesus Christ,” according to a former homosexual who ministers to sexually broken people.
Stephen Black, head of First Stone Ministries explained this to a conference of a few hundred people aimed at combating the “queering of the church.”
Known as “God’s Voice: A Biblical Response to the Queering of the Church,” the conference was held Feb. 22-23 at Fairview Baptist Church of Edmond, Oklahoma.
The event came in response to a gathering known as Revoice, which was held July 26-28, 2018 at Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, Missouri.
Revoice sought to encourage and support “gay, lesbian, same-sex-attracted, and other LGBT Christians so they can flourish while observing the historic, Christian doctrine of marriage and sexuality.”
While Revoice’s participants affirmed a traditional position on human sexuality, critics argued that they were trying to advance a pro-LGBT agenda into evangelical churches.
Black preached on Matthew 13 and specifically the parable of the sower, the story in which Jesus speaks of the seeds being sown in different environments and how many of the seeds fail to produce a harvest.
Black, who also helped organize the conference, explained to those gathered on Friday evening that the seed of the parable represented “the DNA of Jesus Christ.”
“A lot of well-meaning people get some seed sown on them and they think they have a little bit of a belief system and then they do not bear forth fruit. Persecution, trial, and tribulation comes and it gets snatched up,” said Black.
Black said that the Bible tells Christians to be “enduring” and “overcoming,” but that “now we have people coming in and telling you that you can have another way, another voice.”
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Gryboski