The letter below was one of my most viewed posts of this, my first year of blogging. It seems a fitting post to wrap up the year and re-focus on the truth and heart of Christ.
A Facebook friend of mine posted a link on my page called “An Open Letter from Christians to Gay People.” I wrote “A Biblical Letter from Christians to Gay People” in response.
To all gay persons,
For the times when those who call themselves Christians have bullied, condemned, and cursed you, we repent. Please forgive us. Forgive us for setting homosexuality above other sexual sins (adultery, pre-marital sex, pornography, lust) because in almost every book of the Bible, God makes it clear that sexual purity is His goal for all believers. Forgive us for making it sound like you alone deserve hell. Because we all do. Forgive us for not recognizing the layers of brokenness that make up your life, like all our lives, and the impact that has had on you. Forgive us for not taking the time to listen. Forgive us if by rejecting your gender we have…
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