Archive for January, 2013

A Timely Book for a Timely Topic

An important book has appeared in the midst of the cultural and theological discussions about homosexuality and the gay movement.  Although published in 2010, Washed and Waiting  did not come to my attention until recently.  In this vivid and poignant account, Wesley Hill takes his readers on a personal journey in response to the question:  What do you do when…

  • from your earliest recollections as a boy you have had same-sex attraction;
  • you grew up in a secure Christian home, trusting in Christ and following him from childhood, and there is no environmental cause—such as a troubled relationship with your father or sexual assault by an adult—for your homosexual orientation;
  • you find interpretations of the Bible that justify homosexuality unsound; rather, you believe the Bible teaches that homosexual practice is contrary to God’s design and will;
  • you rejoice at how reparative therapy has helped many homosexuals become heterosexual, but in your own experience therapy has never produced that change?

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