Christian Sexuality Focus: Understanding Transgender Identities: Four Views

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus Whether you agree or disagree with the political causes on matters of sexuality like this, they are issues that the Church needs to come to terms with. One of the most pressing issues facing the evangelical church today involves dramatic shifts in our culture’s perceptions regarding human sexuality. While… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Understanding Transgender Identities: Four Views

Christian Sexuality Focus: Victoria, Victor, Victory – a US family lovingly raise their second intersex child

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus Currently, knowledge of intersex issues is being overshadowed by the furore over transgender and gender identity spectrum. WHAT DOES INTERSEX MEAN? Amie first married when she was young, and had her first child more than 20 years ago. Instead of having one X chromosome and one Y chromosome, as… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Victoria, Victor, Victory – a US family lovingly raise their second intersex child

Christian Sexuality Focus: Moral corruption of politics and sexual abuse scandals goes hand in hand. So why do Christians get into politics?

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus The biggest sexual abuse scandal in the western Churches historically has been in the Roman Catholic Church. A Church which made itself out to be morally superior to all others and which has also enjoyed considerable political power for centuries. In the early 21st century a pillar of the… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Moral corruption of politics and sexual abuse scandals goes hand in hand. So why do Christians get into politics?

Christian Sexuality Focus: Opinion: How Should Christians Have Sex?

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus This is an interesting commentary in the New York Times about purity culture and the potential harm it causes. A key point is that many churches still teach some form of purity culture, because nothing else has come along to fill its place. Evangelical teaching on sexuality is still… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Opinion: How Should Christians Have Sex?

Christian Sexuality Focus: NZ Abortion Legislation Bill

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus This afternoon in New Zealand, the Government introduced the Abortion Legislation Bill into Parliament for its first reading. We watched the debate live on national TV. Our position is that we feel there is little need for this legislation, but the issue is just one of a number of… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: NZ Abortion Legislation Bill

Christian Sexuality Focus: Revised Statement of Beliefs and Principles

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus Our revised statement appears below. This has been updated to address new focuses for our present and forthcoming ministry. We are excited to see new developments and opportunities for the development of our ministry that we believe are starting to open up. This section is divided into two parts:… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Revised Statement of Beliefs and Principles

Christian Sexuality Focus: Christchurch Councillor Code of Conduct Campaign

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus The 2019 Christchurch local body elections were marred by accusations brought against a sitting councillor in the Central ward, who was standing for re-election. It soon emerged that the complaints had been brought against them months earlier, but the Mayor had decided to support her protege by keeping quiet… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Christchurch Councillor Code of Conduct Campaign

Christian Sexuality Focus: Evangelical view of sexuality questioned

First published on Christian Sexuality Focus This blog hasn’t been written for more than a year because of some questions over its function and purpose. The Facebook page that used to be linked to it was voluntarily taken offline due to this uncertainty. However it will continue to receive occasional posts like this one and… Continue reading Christian Sexuality Focus: Evangelical view of sexuality questioned